Karen Bogen

Karen Bogen


K.B. Bogen is a self-confessed knit-/yarn-aholic. She spends as much time as possible either knitting something, inventorying her yarn stash, or fondling yarn at any shop within driving range. Interesting? Depends on your point of view. She likes to cook and she enjoys reading forensic anthropology books. Occasionally at the same time. A native Texan, Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from UT Arlington, as well as several health and nutrition certifications. Her wildly varied job history includes balloon sculptor, caterer, personal trainer, yoga/Pilates/senior aerobics instructor, technical document writer, configuration management engineer, and copy editor. But, sooner or later, she always returns to her first love: writing. Her favorite style is humor, preferring to make people laugh rather than cry. But she is not above causing the occasional shiver in her audience, when the mood strikes. Her credits include the anthology Dracula in London and novel Go Quest, Young Man (currently available as ebook). The second Quest book, Quest and Found, is scheduled for release in spring of 2016, along with trade paperbacks of both Quest books.

Scheduled Programming Events Featuring Karen Bogen

Day Time Name of Event
Fri 01:00PM Make It, Take It / Sit 'n' Stitch

The return of a perennial favorite! Susan Brady will host a three hour session on costuming basics, with folks building their own costumes and taking their creations with them to wear at the convention. And concurrent with this event, we will also have Sit 'n' Stitch for the knitters and crocheters! 

Fri 05:00PM Opening Ceremonies

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet the LibertyCon Guests and Staff and listen to our Guests of Honor speak!

CC: Meeting Rooms 4 & 5
(60 min)
Fri 07:00PM Autograph Session (K. Bogen, HP & J Holo, Howell)

Autograph sessions will be located in the Dealer's Room. Authors will cycle through hourly, except for the author's that have their own tables who will be available when they are not scheduled in the program. Limit 5 books (if you bring more, get 5 signed and go to the back of the line.)

Dealer's Room (M: Plaza A/B/C Ballroom)
(60 min)
Sat 12:00PM Banquet and Guest of Honor Speeches

Space Opera themed Luncheon Banquet. Come hear the Guests of Honor speak! Costumes optional!

Sat 06:00PM 500 Vampires, No Waiting

500 Vampires, No Waiting: How many vampire types are out there? Do you prefer the supernatural? The aliens? The Wesley Snipes movies? Declan Finn moderates this panel on the many varieties of Nosferatu.

Sat 08:00PM Author's / Artist's Alley (Freeman, K. Bogen, Hartness, J.D. Jordan, Malone)

Come by the Author's / Artist's Alley to chat, buy a book or get an autograph!

Author's Alley (M: Plaza Ballroom Mezzanine)
(60 min)
Sun 10:00AM Kaffeeklatsch

Have coffee / continental breakfast and chat with the pros.

Sun 12:00PM Reading: Phil Wohlrab & Karen Bogen

Come out and have a seat as our author guests read passages from their works

M: Lookout Mountain Room
(60 min)
Sun 02:00PM Humor in SF and Fantasy

Ed McKeown moderates this panel on the tricks of the trade in adding humor to your science fiction or fantasy story or novel

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