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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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REI Oxnard, CA

  • REI Oxnard 2700 Seaglass Way Oxnard, CA, 93036 United States (map)

Join me for a reading and book signing in my old stomping grounds. (I used to live in Ventura County. My first job was for the Ventura County Star!) Be sure to register here:

Earlier Event: April 20
Barnes & Noble - Edina Galleria, MN
Later Event: April 28
REI Marina