Karen Bovenmyer

Writer, Editor, and Teacher in Ames, Iowa

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Karen Bovenmyer teaches novel structure and speculative literature. She is also Assistant Editor, Nonfiction for Mothership Zeta Magazine.

Her scifi, fantasy, and horror stories and poems have appeared in Abyss & Apex, Bonnie Stufflebeam's Art & Words Show, Bosley Gravel's Cavalcade of Terror, Crossed Genres, Devilfish Review, Evil Girlfriend Media Shorts, Festival Writer, Luna Station Quarterly, Meercat Press's My Cruel Invention, Paul Genesse's Crimson Pact, Pop Fic Review, Queer Science Fiction's Discovery, The Rose Red Review, Stonecoast Review, The Were-Traveler, ZingaraPoet, and are forthcoming in Daily Nightmare's Quick Shivers from the Midwest, Eye to the Telescope, Folk Horror Revival's Corpse Roads, Gallery of Curiosities, Johnny M. Tucker Jr.'s Love Poems, Mocha Memoirs' Women in Horror, Parsec Ink's Triangulation: Beneath the Surface, and Pseudopod.

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