Most Recent: February 2, 2023
Karen Paul Holmes has two poetry books, No Such Thing as Distance (Terrapin, 2018) and Untying the Knot (Aldrich, 2014). Her poems have been featured on The Writer’s Almanac, The Slowdown, and Verse Daily. Publications include Diode, Plume, Valparaiso Review, and Prairie Schooner, and she was named a best emerging poet by Stay Thirsty Media. Holmes was the 2022 Tweetspeak Poetry “Poet Laura” and a finalist for the Lascaux Review Poetry Prize. After a long career in Corporate America, including her last position as VP-Marketing Communications at ING (now VOYA), she is a freelance writer who teaches writing workshops at various venues and conferences.