Watercolor by Greg Marquez

Watercolor by Greg Marquez


2019 Colorado Book Award Finalist

A Coversation with Karen Auvinen with Heidi Holtan @KAXE Minnesota

Strategies for Living with host David McMillen, KEEL Radio

A Writer’s Retreat, Deep In the Woods - Jefferson Public Radio

The Mountain LIfe - KPCW Radio Interview, Park City UT

The Christian Science Monitor -“10 Best Books of June”

Book Riot -“Find the Rough Beauty of String Women in Books the Capture the West”

KGNU Radio Book Club - Book of the Month, August 2019

Featured Author, Chautauqua Author Series, Dec 2018

SunLit Interview - “Colorado author Karen Auvinen was often asked whyshe chose to live alone in the mountains. She wrote the answer.”

High Country News “The Beauty—and Dangers—of Living Wild”


“Daily Walks Prepared Me for Tragedy” - Real Simple

“Life in a Horse Barn at 8000 Feet” - Lit Hub

“A dog’s diagnosis leads to savoring the mornings and appreciation for every detail” - The Colorado Sun

Summer and Smoke: Forty Seasons of Rough Beauty - Westword

“The Fox Who Came to Dinner” - New York Times

“The Karate Boys” (Fiction, Push Cart Prize Nominee) - Ascent