Karen Alaniz

AlanizKbwKaren Fisher-Alaniz is the author of Breaking the Code: a Father’s Secret, a Daughter’s Journey, and the Question That Changed Everything (Sourcebooks, 2011). She began writing the memoir when her father, a WWII veteran, started having flashbacks and nightmares more than 60-years after the war. Karen holds a master’s degree in education and is a speaker, writer, and educator. She teaches a memoir writing class, Legacy Writers, through the community college. She lives with her family in the Pacific Northwest.