Lion Rock Visiting Writers welcomes Central faculty Karen
Spears Zacharias, Tuesday, January 29, 7:30 p.m. to the SURC Theatre.
Karen Spears Zacharias’ work has been featured in the Huffington Post, New York Times, USA Today, Washington
Post, Newsweek, National Public Radio, Relevant Magazine, Christianity Today,and CNN. Karen teaches journalism at
Central Washington University, and blogs at Patheos.com. A vocal advocate for veterans and military families, Karen’s
father was killed-in-action, Vietnam, 1966. While serving as the writer-in-residence at the Fairhope Center for the Writing
Arts, Fairhope, Alabama, Karen wrote A Silence of Mockingbirds: The Memoir of a Murder (MacAdam/Cage,
April, 2012), the true crime tale of the murder of Karly Sheehan of Corvallis, Oregon.
This event is co=sponsored by the Communication Department.
The Wildcat Shop will feature Karen's books and sell books at the reading.