Karen Levy began her publishing career at Storey Books in North Adams, Massachusetts, and then moved to Houghton Mifflin. She has been an editor for nearly 20 years and specializes in the nonfiction categories of cooking, crafts, how-to, parenting, relationships, spirituality, health and wellness, and home and garden. Karen graduated from Connecticut College with a bachelor’s in psychology and from the University of Massachusetts with a master’s in public health. She spent two years in the Peace Corps as a public health educator and five years working in the field of international education programming before finding her true calling as an editor. Karen lives in her hometown of Boston with her husband and daughter and is a mixed-media artist in her spare time.