Monthly Archives: October 2015

My Creative Writing Prompt on Rookie

Illustration by Ana Hinojosa.

This week I contributed the writing prompt to the magazine Rookie. Learn more about slipstream and then follow the prompt to write your own piece.

Greetings, Rookies! I’m Karen Finneyfrock, and I write poetry, YA novels, and short stories. Here ... Read More


Curating the Jack Straw Writers Program

I will act as curator for the 2016 Jack Straw Writers Program.

The Jack Straw Writers Program was created in 1997 to introduce local writers to the medium of recorded audio, to develop their presentation skills for both live and ... Read More


Work-in-Progress Reading with Roberto Ascalon

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Thanks to a grant from 4Culture, I’ll be giving a reading of new work at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center on Friday, November 13 at 7:30 along with Roberto Ascalon.

I’ll be reading from my third YA novel, a ... Read More