Karen Lynn Williams


Karen Lynn Williams is the author of a dozen books for children. She was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Malawi, Africa, where she worked at a school for the deaf and at a secondary school where she taught English. She has a degree in speech pathology and a masters degree in deaf education. Karen also lived and worked in Haiti with her family for three years. She currently teaches writing at the graduate level and is active in her community as a volunteer working with refugees. Karen conducts writing workshops and travels for school visits. She lives in Arizona with her husband, Steven; they have four children. Find out more on her website at karenlynnwilliams.com

Author photo by Martha Rial

Picture Books

Beatrice’s Dream A Story of Kibera Slum (Frances Lincoln UK, 2011)photography by Wendy Stone
A Beach Tail
(Boyds Mills Press, 2010)illustrated by Floyd Cooper
I am Sangoel
(Eerdman’s Books for Young Readers, 2009)illustrated by Catherine Stock
Four Feet, Two Sandals
(Eerdman’s Books for Young Readers, 2007) with Khadra Mohammed, illustrated by Doug Chayka Chosen,