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  • MEADOW ROW DOUBLE Kindling Words West – $897.12
  • MEADOW ROW SINGLE Kindling Words West – $1,316.00
  • VINTAGE DOUBLE Kindling Words West – $829.50
  • VINTAGE SINGLE Kindling Words West – $1,246.70
  • All prices include $406.00 for all meals, plus applicable meal tax applied at checkout.

Address: 6449 Old Pietila Road, Clinton, WA 98236

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CANCELLED: Kindling Words West

With Karen Boss

April 5 - 12, 2020

Kindling Words is a retreat for published authors, illustrators and editors of children’s books. For more information, go to


Karen Boss
Karen Boss is an editor at Charlesbridge where she works on fiction and nonfiction picture books, middle-grade nonfiction, and novels. She holds an MA in Children’s Literature from Simmons College and regularly acts as a mentor for their Writing for Children MFA program. She often teaches workshops and short-term courses about picture books. Karen also has an MA in higher education administration and worked at colleges and in the nonprofit sector for 15 years. In her free time, Karen saves her pennies so she can travel to a new country each year, and she often plans “Auntie Karen adventures” for…
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