Karen Williams holds degrees in media studies, philosophy and clinical social work, and is a licensed wildlife rehabilitator. In addition to writing fiction, she has published numerous articles on nature, dogs and the human animal bond, and was awarded the Maxwell Medallion from the Dog Writers Association of America. She divides her time between New York City and the Berkshires of Massachusetts where she can usually be found gardening, kayaking or hiking with a six pack of canines.
When asked about her fascination with witches of the fairy tale variety, she admits to always having had a thing for a woman in black. If you have any in your possession -- witches, that is -- she asks that you forward them immediately.