Phantom Rove

Karen Babine is the author of All the Wild Hungers: A Season of Cooking and Cancer (Milkweed Editions, 2019) and Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life (University of Minnesota Press, 2015)—winner of the 2016 Minnesota Book Award for memoir/creative nonfiction and a finalist for both the Midwest Book Award and the Northeastern Minnesota Book Award. Her work has appeared in such journals as Brevity, River Teeth, North American Review, Slag Glass City, and Sweet, and her essays have twice been named notables in Best American Essays. Babine also edits Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies. She lives in Minneapolis.