Karin's fantasy fiction publications include short stories in Zahir: A Journal of Speculative Fiction, Adventures for the Average Woman, 69 Flavors of Paranoia and A Visitor to Sandahl. She is a recipient of the Spring 2011 Andrews Forest Writer's Residency and was awarded an honorable mention in the Summer 2008 Women on Writing Flash Fiction Contest. Her novel Eolyn was nominated for the 2012 Thorpe Menn Literary Excellence Award.
In addition to the blog for Eolyn, Karin co-authors the blog Heroines of Fantasy with fantasy fiction authors Kim Vandervort, Mark Nelson, and Terri-Lynne DeFino. She also keeps a personal blog about her life as a writer and ecologist at http://karin-gastreich.livejournal.com/
Karin's epic fantasy Eolyn is available from Hadley Rille Books in hardcover, paperback, Kindle and Nook formats. The companion novel to Eolyn, entitled High Maga, is scheduled for release in 2014.
If you'd like to contact Karin, you can write her at eolyn.of.the.south.woods(at)gmail.com