Publications

Recognitions

  • Bean Pickers, American Immigrant Portraits, non-fiction, Jacobs Press, 2019.

  • "Immigrant Healer, The Story of Giovannina Ruggiero Foresti," excerpt from Bean Pickers, 2018

  • "Lotus Flowers," essay, 2018

  • Lucy’s Story,” In the Company of Women, Jacobs Press, 2016.

  • “Francis Foresti: The Attack on Pearl Harbor,” Cortland County Serves, Cortland Press, 2015.

  • “A Community Deliberative Polling Event:  The Economic Impact of Walmart,” Journal of Community Engagement and Scholarship, fall, 2011.

  • “Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan: My Rows and Piles of Coins,” Social Studies Research and Practice, spring, 2010 on-line edition.

  • “Using Deliberation in the Classroom: A Teaching Pedagogy to Enhance Student Knowledge, Opinion Formation, and Civic Engagement,” Journal of Political Science Education, Volume 8, Issue 4, 2012, ISSN:  1551-2169 print/1551-2177 online

  • National League of American Pen Women 2020 Biennial Competition for memoir, First Place for Bean Pickers.

  • William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition, Finalist in non-fiction for Bean Pickers, 2017.

  • National League of American Pen Women Vinnie Ream Writing Competition,Honorable Mention for non-fiction excerpt of Bean Pickers, 2018.

  • William Faulkner -William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition, Semi-finalist in essay,"Lotus Flowers," 2018.

  • CNY (Central New York) Book Award nomination, Bean Pickers, 2019.

Karen M. Hempson  | Skaneateles, NY  | karenhempson@gmail.com |  |

2018 by Karen M. Hempson

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