Karen Campbell at Bloomsbury Books

Karen Campbell at Bloomsbury Books October 10 at 7pm

One of my favorite bookstores -- Bloomsbury Books at 290 E…


The Art of Living

The Art of Living

Two years into my prison sentence at Coffee Creek…


big buck Karen Campbell writes

Big Buck

The Law Librarian at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility…


A letter from Governor Kate Brown

A letter from Governor Kate Brown

January 2022: Governor Kate Brown commuted the sentences of…


The Prison Glossary from Falling

The Prison Glossary from Falling

Last month’s newsletter, Chick’s Guide to the Slammer…


Chick’s Guide to the Slammer

Chick’s Guide to the Slammer

When I was convicted of Manslaughter II/DUI, which is a…


Blondie’ Granola Bars for Thanksgiving

Blondie’s Prison Granola Bars for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is more than the festivities, it gives us to…


Karen Andrea Campbell in conversation with Jane White

Join Karen Andrea Campbell in Conversation with Jane White

Karen Andrea Campbell in conversation with Jane White…


The Good Fight Has Begun

The Good Fight Has Begun

Kathi MCCoy, AKA Angel Boss, organized two Falling book…


Kindle version of Falling on Sale from Sept 1 to Sept 8

Kindle version of Falling on Sale from Sept 1 to Sept 8

Celebrate Mother's Day and warmer weather, hopeful days…


Ashland Tidings Interview by Tammy Asnicar

Ashland Tidings Interview by Tammy Asnicar

Ashland resident Karen Campbell spent six years in prison…


Prison Pipeline Interview with Karen Campbell

Prison Pipeline Interview with Karen Campbell

If you missed the radio broadcast on KBOO, below is the…


Kindle version of Falling Half Off Until May 16th

Kindle version of Falling Half Off Until May 16th

Celebrate Mother's Day and warmer weather, hopeful days…


One of our own has been freed: Lisa Roberts

One of our own has been freed: Lisa Roberts

One of our own has been freed, Lisa Roberts. Lisa and I…


Gratitude in Springtime

Gratitude in Springtime

Tenderly, with Bambi steps at the clearing, we reenter the…


Karen Campbell Interviewed by Claire Rogers of ITopia Podcasts

Karen Campbell Interviewed by Claire Rogers of ITopia Podcasts

Claire Rogers of ITopia found me all the way from London,…


Falling eBook Now Available on Amazon

Falling eBook and Paperback Available on Amazon

I am thrilled at the response to the December release of…


Back in the Saddle

Back in the Saddle

After I moved “across the street” from the dark prison…


Symbols can help us and haunt us

Symbols can help us and haunt us

Symbols can help us and haunt us. We all have them. Maybe…


While We Breathe We have Hope

While We Breathe We have Hope

Three years into my six-year sentence at Coffee Creek…


The Risk of COVID-19 While Incarcerated Karen Campbell Write

The Risk of COVID-19 While Incarcerated

I am worried about the women I met in Coffee Creek…


Prairie Home Companion Poem The Race

Prairie Home Companion Poem The Race

It is National Poetry Month. This month I would like to…


The Prison Library

The Prison Library

One thing that I knew would help me get through the days…


Hippie Chick My First Friend

Hippie Chick My First Friend

I was new to prison. I didn't trust anybody. I was out for…


Learning the Lingo

Learning the Lingo

Slamming doors, bright lights, overhead cameras, badges,…


My Fairy Godmothers in Prison

My Fairy Godmothers in Prison

My greatest fear of going to prison was the women:…


“There is nothing else I can do.”

There is nothing else I can do

I am a living miracle. I broke over twenty bones in the…


Karen Campbell's Writing Blog

I still can not believe Tom is gone

Tom was a twin to a shining star brother, he was the shy…


Prison Teachers Harsh Lessons Part Three Cell Etiquette

Prison Teachers Harsh Lessons Part Three Cell Etiquette

Roll up, Baker,” barked the Guard. “You're movin' to down…


Prison Teachers Harsh Lessons Part Two

Prison Teachers Harsh Lessons Part Two Hookers

During the confinement of count time or lights dim, Mittens


Guest Blog by Stephanie K. Nead

Guest Blog by Stephanie K. Nead

In my family alcoholism, and its darkness, runs rampant and…


Fights in a Women's Prison

Fights in a Women’s Prison

I witnessed my first violent fight, just ten feet away.…


The Journey to Mother Road

The Journey to Mother Road

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…


Do I still have a home in their hearts

Hard and Fast Graduation from Childhood

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…


Lowdown on Sex in a Womens Prison Part Two

The Low Down on Prison Sex Part Two

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…


Looking all the way down into my blackness Karen Campbell Writes

Looking all the way down into my blackness

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…


Learning to love the unlovable including myself by Karen Campbell

Learning to love the unlovable including myself

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…


Karen Campbell Writes

The Low Down on Prison Sex, Part One

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…


Under the Wing of the Alpha

Under the Wing of the Alpha

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…


The child Raccoon Doesn't Want to Go to School

The Child Raccoon Doesn’t Want to Go to School

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…


The Visit A Poem by Nikki Karen Kampbell Writes

The Visit A Poem by Nikki

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…


Tamara Upton - The Dwarf Killer

Tamra Upton – The Dwarf Killer Dies in Prison

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you…