Karen Chaplin


Senior Editor of PB/MG/YA for HarperCollins. Book lover (of course!). Mom to humans and cats. Aspiring photographer. Television addict. Girl with a sweet tooth.

On the fringe...always


Karen Chaplin @CapChapReads · 6 Dec 2017

Illustrated middle-grade stories! #mswl There are kids out there clamoring for them. Kids who find an all-text novel too scary. Kids who have outgrown chapter books but who aren't ready for a novel. They need those illustrated stories!

Karen Chaplin @CapChapReads · 20 Apr 2017

Looking for a Wes Anderson-esque YA. Bring on the quirkiness, weirdness, darkness, or any other type -ness a la Royal Tenenbaums. #mswl

Karen Chaplin @CapChapReads · 30 Mar 2017

YA abt religious teens (any religion incl Jewish Orthodox) leaving religion w hard transition to secular life re friends/fam/romance #mswl