Karen Chronister – Writer, Marketing Specialist

Karen Chronister is a Writer, Editor, Marketing Specialist, and Writing Instructor at The WordShop. She received her B.H. in Multi-Media Journalism, Marketing and Public Relations from Penn State University. In 2014, she received her M.F.A. in Writing (Fiction) from Spalding University. She manages a boutique style marketing business with clients in Travel & Tourism, Health & Wellness, Entertainment, and Business Development.

As a creative writer, Karen is working on her first novel River Town, writing travel pieces, and teaching literature and writing at Western Kentucky University. Karen grew up in rural Pennsylvania and lives in a “wee writing cottage” in Franklin, Tennessee. You can read some of her writing at

Publishing: Menda City Review (2017 Winter Issue), Bucket List Publications, The Contributor, INSP (International Network of Street Papers), BNT Touring Magazine, BNT Travelogue, Williamson Business, various trade magazines, business social media platforms, and blogs.

Karen supports: Nashville Public Television, The Belcourt Theater, The Porch, World Vision Child Sponsorship, PBS, and The Mocha Club.