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Karen Pierce Gonzalez
‘The Queen of Folklore’
The Art of Folktales with Publisher & Author, Karen Pierce Gonzalez 'Queen of Folklore'
Family heroes, tasty food lore and other treasured folktale motifs (themes) are the
topics of book produced by Folkheart Press. Through e-
Established in 2007, the press’ publishing credits include e-
“Our books encourage people to discover their own folktales as well as read about the folktales others have captured,” said Publisher Karen Pierce Gonzalez.
Pierce Gonzalez founded the press after facilitating numerous writing workshops where she introduced folktale motifs (themes) to writers interested in preserving family stories just as their hearts recalled them.
Karen has been facilitating writing classes and workshops for more than fifteen years
and is an award-
She earned her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Creative Writing and Anthropological Linguistics/Folklore from Sonoma State University in California. Her folklore research credits include “Sonoma County Scarecrows: Scarecrows as Folk Art” which was presented to the California Folklore Society, and she is a member of the Western States Folklore Society.
CEO of Karen Pierce Gonzalez Public Relations: Art, Culture, and Community, she lives in Northern California with her husband and daughter.
Karen also writes for Big Blend’s Success Express Magazine as a public relations expert.
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