About Karie

Karie Fugett earned her B.A. in Creative Writing with a minor in Sociology at the University of South Alabama (USA). She will begin at Oregon State’s MFA program in nonfiction in the Fall of 2016 where she will work on her memoir American April and teach freshman English.

She is a co-founder and managing editor of the online literary and fine arts journal Random Sample ReviewShe is currently the Nonfiction Editor of USA’s Oracle Fine Arts Review 2016, was Editor-in-Chief of Oracle 2015, and was Poetry Editor of Oracle 2014. She was an Associate Editor at Mobile’s Negative Capability Press for two years, where she worked with numerous authors on their poetry books.

Karie is currently working on a memoir which documents her life as a caregiver then widow of her war-wounded husband. Her short-stories and poetry are often also inspired by this experience. Other interests that are reflected in her writing are women’s issues, travel, and American southern culture.

Her work can be found or is forthcoming in Eunoia Review, UPENDER, Deep South Magazine, Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal, Cosmonauts Avenue, Birmingham Arts Journal, Straight Forward Poetry, Oracle Fine Arts ReviewVending Machine Press, Beechwood Review, Rocky Mountain Revival, Rat’s Ass Review and various other publications at the University of South Alabama and around the web. Her flash-nonfiction piece, Need a Miraclewas nominated by Hermeneutic Chaos Literary Journal for a 2015 Pushcart Prize.

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