Karen DeWitt's first novel, THE BUNCO CLUB, was named a finalist for the 2013 Book of the Year Award by the Chicago Writers Association. Karen is an avid quilter who holds an MFA in studio art and is also a member of a Bunco Club that has been together for more than twenty years. Karen is available for quilt guild talks, library talks, and book club discussions. Contact her at KarenDeWitt7@gmail.com or by visiting her blog at KarenDeWittAuthor.blogspot.com. Karen lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, and they have one adult son.