Karen Wilfrid

Karen Wilfrid is seventh-grade English teacher and author of the middle grade novel JUST LIZZIE. She specializes in fiction, essays, and teaching middle schoolers the finer points of comma usage. After receiving her degree in Creative Writing and Spanish from Oberlin College, she taught English in Spain for two years on a Fulbright grant before settling in Massachusetts. Her work has appeared in Cicada magazine, Publishers Weekly, and Embark literary journal. JUST LIZZIE was named a Gold Standard Selection by the Junior Library Guild and a finalist for the LAMBDA Literary Award for LGBTQ+ Middle Grade.

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