Karen Bovenmyer

Writer, Editor, and Teacher in Ames, Iowa

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Karen Bovenmyer earned an MFA in Creative Writing: Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine. She teaches and mentors students at Iowa State University and serves as the Nonfiction Assistant Editor of Escape Artists’ Mothership Zeta Magazine. She is the 2016 recipient of the Horror Writer’s Association Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley Scholarship. Her short stories and poems appear in more than 30 publications (Karen's publications are listed on her LinkedIn page). Her first novel will be available Spring 2017.

  • Work
    • Iowa State University
  • Education
    • University of Southern Maine Stonecoast MFA