Karen Houppert

Author, Chasing Gideon

Photo by: Tania Karpekina

Photo by: Tania Karpekina

Karen Houppert was a contributing writer at the Washington Post Magazine for many years. Her work has appeared in The Nation, Newsday, the New York Times, Mother Jones, the Village Voice, Salon, and many other publications. She is the author of two other books: Home Fires Burning: Married to the Military—for Better or Worse and The Curse: Confronting the Last Taboo, Menstruation.