Karen Dionne is the USA Today and #1 internationally bestselling author of the award-winning psychological suspense The Marsh King’s Daughter, published in 26 languages, and The Wicked Sister, both set in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula wilderness. She co-founded the online writers community Backspace, organized the Backspace Writers Conferences, and served on the board of directors of the International Thriller Writers.

Published Works

The Wicked Sister
The Marsh King’s Daughter


The Back Room Presents: Rural Noir

Crime writers S.A. Cosby, Chris Harding Thornton, David Heska Wanbli Weiden, and Heather Young discuss their highly-acclaimed books and meet with attendees in The Back Room, hosted and moderated by …

March 14, 2021 | 7PM – 8:30PM

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