Kara Oakleaf

Kara Oakleaf

Kara Oakleaf

Director, Fall for the Book Festival

Creative Writing

Selected Publications

"An East Coaster Considers California." Fiction, Stirring: A Literary Collection, 2018.

"View of the End of the World from the Holiday Inn Express - Salina." Fiction, Jellyfish Review, 2018.

"Gravity, Reduced." Fiction, SmokeLong Quarterly, 2017.

"Baby In Light." Fiction, Postcard Poems and Prose, 2017.

"Origin Story." Nonfiction, Tahoma Literary Review, 2016.

"The Astronauts' Baseball League." Fiction, Monkeybicycle, 2016.

Courses Taught

ENGH 201 Reading and Writing About Texts

ENGH 396 Introduction to Creative Writing

ENGH 398 Fiction Writing


M.F.A., George Mason University

B.A., Denison University