Karin K. Jensen is the author of The Strength of Water, her mother’s Chinese American coming of age memoir due out in 2022 from Balestier Press. She writes local news stories for the Alameda Post and  NewsBreak. She is a professional member of the Author’s Guild and participates in the To Live and Write writer’s group. 

Since 2021, she has three times won NewsBreak editorial awards, one on the topic of #StopAsianHate and one on #AAPI Voices. For her work, Authority Magazine named her a Social Impact Author. The Magazine also named her video “Five Things I Wish Someone Told Me Before I Became An Author” one of their favorite ‘Five Things’ videos of 2021.

Read Authority Magazine’s interview with Karin here.

Read Thrive Global’s interview with Karin here

Read Authority Magazine’s Favorite ‘Five Things Videos’ article here.

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