Works

Awards and Recognition

  • • New Voices in Nonfiction Grant for the SCBWI/Smithsonian Institution Nonfiction Workshop (2020) | SCBWI • Selection of flash fiction for L.A. Public Library’s permanent collection and Short Story Portal • 12 x 12 Diversity Scholarship (2020) | 12 x 12 • Eight-Time Golden Ticket Winner (record holder) | The Craft and Business of Writing Children’s Picture Books (2019) | The Children’s Book Academy • Robinson Prize (2017) | ACES: The Society for Editing • Tending Space Fellowship (2017) | Hemera Foundation • Official Selection (2017) for "Friend Request" | Stockholm Independent Film Festival • Rafael Lopez and Pat Cummings Merit Scholarship (2016) | The Children’s Book Academy • Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices Fellowship (2015 and 2016) | Lambda Literary Foundation • $2,500 Writing Grant (2014) | Table 4 Writers Foundation • Flash Fiction Challenge (2014) | first runner-up | NYC Midnight • Best Comedy for Wait for It (2013) | semifinalist | Screenplay Festival

Location

Pasadena, CA

Author Contact

  • Twitter @karenyin

Category

Fiction & Literature, Humor, Children, Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Teens, General Non-Fiction

agent Contact

Jennie Kendrick