Following her formal education, Khara served as a university Instructor, teaching First-Year Composition; she also recently finished her first year teaching Poetry at the university level. She currently works as an apartment community's assistant property manager, in addition to work as a tutor, workshop facilitator, freelance writer, and editor/proofreader.
Khara’s writing has appeared or is forthcoming in various publications including The Atomy, Bluestem, Bolts of Silk, Enhance, Four Ties Literary Review, and the Red River Review. Her writing has also appeared on various Yahoo! sites and various blogs. She has been actively writing “for as long as [she] can remember."
When Khara isn’t busy writing, she can be found teaching, volunteering, reading various works of poetry, fiction, narrative nonfiction, and so forth, taking part in local poetry readings, or singing her heart and lungs out at a local karaoke night. Khara also enjoys crafting–in particular, crocheting and card-making–listening to music, watching cinema, and more.
You can find, contact, and converse with Khara House on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
A Writer's DossierName: Khara Elizabeth House
Industry(-ies): Academia/Education; Arts & Entertainment; Writing/Communications/Social Media
Occupation(s): Poet; Freelance Writer; Editor; Educator (Higher Education); Public Service
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Interests: Reading, writing, listening to music, watching movies, singing, and so much more
Favorite Movies: The Godfather, The Wizard of Oz, Cinema Paradiso, Beauty and the Beast,
Casablanca, Annie Hall, Hitch, The Color Purple, and too many more to count
Favorite Music: Ray LaMontagne, Adele, Amy Winehouse, Madeleine Peyroux, Lizz Wright, John
Legend, Esperanza Spalding, Jelly Roll Morton, Bon Iver, Michael Giacchino, Sara
Groves, Otis Redding, Zee Avi, James Taylor, Patty Griffin, Randy Newman, Joshua
Radin, Over the Rhine, and many more
Favorite Books: Goodnight Moon, Where the Wild Things Are, The Bible, The Lord of the Rings
trilogy, The Screwtape Letters, The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man, Harry
Potter series, Pride & Prejudice, Pride Prejudice and Zombies, The Zombie Survival
Guide, Room, The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, and many more