Karen Dietrich is the author of a memoir, "The Girl Factory" (Globe Pequot Press, 2013). She earned an MFA in poetry from New England College. Her writing has appeared in Bellingham Review, Smokelong Quarterly, Specter, PANK, Joyland, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and elsewhere.
She recently joined the faculty of the online creative writing MFA program at University of Arkansas at Monticello. She lives in Greensburg, Pa. Visit her online at karendietrich.net.