Karin Evans

Alum 2017, Fellow 2017
Jonathan Rowe Memorial Commons Writing Fellowship

Karin Evans is a longtime journalist and editor, whose work has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Hippocrates, The Greater Good, Mindful magazine, and Newsweek. The mother of two daughters adopted from China, she wrote the bestselling book, The Lost Daughters of China. Karin holds a BA in political science/sociology and an MFA in poetry. While at the Mesa Refuge, she wrote about loneliness, isolation, and the search for community among older people, with a focus on personal journeys and innovative ways that people can gather together for mutual support.