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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 author & speaker featured on Oprah's Lifeclass and Self, Redbook and American Hiker. Her book Gorge will be released in 2015.


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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!