Karen Kondazian

About me

Karen Kondazian’s debut novel, The Whip (winner of both the USA News Best Book Award/Historical Fiction, The National Indie Excellence Award/Best Western, International Book Awards/Best Western) is a former journalist and also an award winning actress. She began her acting career at the age of eight as one of the infamous children on Art Linkletter’s Children Say the Darndest Things and has distinguished herself on-stage portraying the women of Tennessee Williams, winning the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for her performance in The Rose Tattoo. Williams was so impressed by her performance, they became friends and he gave her carte blanche to produce any of his works during his lifetime. Kondazian is a lifetime member of The Actors Studio– and has guest starred in over fifty television shows and films, including James Dean with James Franco and portraying Kate Holliday in the award winning David Wolper TV movie, Showdown at the OK Corral.

From my website

Check out the recipes from the Coosaw Point Book Club in South Carolina (Rhode Island Johnny Cakes, Vinegar Custard Pie with Meringue, Blackberry Mash) and other creative ways, including skype, facetime or phone chat with the author–  to make your Book Club reading of The Whip memorable! The post appeared…

Conducting “The Whip” book club meeting in style!

So why not dress up like the courageous Charley Parkhurst during your Book Club meeting, while you discuss “The Whip!” Does your Book Club have what it takes to compete with the Hags on Nags Saddle Club from Wisconsin?– they discussed “The Whip” in style! The author, Karen Kondazian, might even…

From Amsterdam to Rome Cruise Post #19 – Rome, Italy: “The City of La Dolce Vita”

Bella Roma, Italy “When I was a boy, I wanted to travel and see the world… but then I found Rome and found my world.” – Federico Fellini My final stop Rome– ‘The Eternal City’– Plaque on the exterior of Federico Fellini’s apartment – Rome, Italy. Whenever you need a…

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