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Use the form on the right to contact Kara.

For literary inquiries, please reach out to her agent, Kim Perel of Wendy Sherman Associates.

Summit, NJ


Kara Richardson Whitely is an award-winning author & speaker who has presented at Google, Pfizer, Dartmouth, Purdue and more. Her book Gorge was featured on Good Morning America and in the New York Times among dozens of other publications. Her latest book, Weight of Being, was featured on The Today Show.


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Help your team or school Move Mountains and to love where they are and go from there. Kara has presented at conferences, off-sites, corporations including Google, Pfizer, Sanofi and Columbia Sportswear as well as colleges including Dartmouth, Purdue, CU Boulder, Wake Forest and University of Illinois.

If you're interested in booking Kara for an event, please email her at Learn more about her press and presentations here. 



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  • Twin Maples 214 Springfield Ave. Summit, NJ 07901 USA (map)

A celebration with music, a sampling of more than 80 beers, at Twin Maples in Summit, to benefit Bridges Homeless Outreach's new center in Newark, a one-stop place for our homeless friends to connect with services and resources. Tickets are $75 each for this amazing cause. (I'm a board member for the organization). For more information about how to join me there, go to

Later Event: July 1
Book due to Seal Press!