Karen Russell appeared in conversation with author/editor Elissa Schappell during the 2013 Winter Words season. 

Karen Russell, a native of Miami, won the 2012 National Magazine Award for fiction, and her first novel, Swamplandia! (2011), was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She is a graduate of the Columbia MFA program, a 2011 Guggenheim Fellow, and a 2012 Fellow at the American Academy in Berlin. She lives in Philadelphia.

A Duo of Literary Stars Shine at the Aspen Institute
Aspen Idea Blog, Karen Sommer Shallet, March 6, 2013