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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 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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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