Karen Campbell in the Media

Karen Campbell in the Media

Karen Campbell in the Media

Karen Campbell in the Media

Karen Campbell in the Media

Wilsonville Spokesman article on Karen Campbell

Editor Corey Buchanan's interview with Karen Campbell
in the Wilsonville Spokesman/West Linn Tidings.

Read Karen's Interview

Prison Pipeline Interview with Karen Campbell
Listen to Karen's Interview

Interview by Claire Rogers of ITopia

Karen Campbell in the Media

Karen Andrea Campbell is a humanitarian and a storyteller for women inmates and author of the book Falling: Hard Lessons and the Redemption of the Woman Next DoorKaren lived the American Dream; she was a married mother with two daughters in high school, had a career as a physiotherapist and led an active outdoor lifestyle in Oregon. However, the dream changed into a nightmare when she was convicted of manslaughter for driving intoxicated, causing a fatal car crash which killed her husband and an innocent woman. She served six years in a full custody women’s prison.

TOPICS THAT I DISCUSS WITH KAREN:

  • The fateful day which changed Karen’s life, her family and the lives of her victims & their families.
  • Navigating and processing shame and guilt
  • Grace and Forgiveness
  • Prison life and inmate stories
  • Creating a path forward and moving towards redemption


Karen Campbell in the Media

Karen Campbell in the Media

INTERVIEW BY Claire Rogers OF ITOPIA

Karen Andrea Campbell is a humanitarian and a storyteller for women inmates and author of the book Falling: Hard Lessons and the Redemption of the Woman Next Door. Karen lived the American Dream; she was a married mother with two daughters in high school, had a career as a physiotherapist and led an active outdoor lifestyle in Oregon. However, the dream changed into a nightmare when she was convicted of manslaughter for driving intoxicated, causing a fatal car crash which killed her husband and an innocent woman. She served six years in a full custody women’s prison.

TOPICS THAT I DISCUSS WITH KAREN:

The fateful day which changed Karen’s life, her family and the lives of her victims & their families.

Navigating and processing shame and guilt

Grace and Forgiveness

Prison life and inmate stories

Creating a path forward and moving towards redemption

INTERVIEW BY Claire Rogers OF ITOPIA

Karen Andrea Campbell is a humanitarian and a storyteller for women inmates and author of the book Falling: Hard Lessons and the Redemption of the Woman Next Door. Karen lived the American Dream; she was a married mother with two daughters in high school, had a career as a physiotherapist and led an active outdoor lifestyle in Oregon. However, the dream changed into a nightmare when she was convicted of manslaughter for driving intoxicated, causing a fatal car crash which killed her husband and an innocent woman. She served six years in a full custody women’s prison.

TOPICS THAT I DISCUSS WITH KAREN:

The fateful day which changed Karen’s life, her family and the lives of her victims & their families.

Navigating and processing shame and guilt

Grace and Forgiveness

Prison life and inmate stories

Creating a path forward and moving towards redemption

INTERVIEW BY Claire Rogers OF ITOPIA

Karen Andrea Campbell is a humanitarian and a storyteller for women inmates and author of the book Falling: Hard Lessons and the Redemption of the Woman Next Door. Karen lived the American Dream; she was a married mother with two daughters in high school, had a career as a physiotherapist and led an active outdoor lifestyle in Oregon. However, the dream changed into a nightmare when she was convicted of manslaughter for driving intoxicated, causing a fatal car crash which killed her husband and an innocent woman. She served six years in a full custody women’s prison.

TOPICS THAT I DISCUSS WITH KAREN:

The fateful day which changed Karen’s life, her family and the lives of her victims & their families.

Navigating and processing shame and guilt

Grace and Forgiveness

Prison life and inmate stories

Creating a path forward and moving towards redemption

INTERVIEW BY Claire Rogers OF ITOPIA

Karen Andrea Campbell is a humanitarian and a storyteller for women inmates and author of the book Falling: Hard Lessons and the Redemption of the Woman Next Door. Karen lived the American Dream; she was a married mother with two daughters in high school, had a career as a physiotherapist and led an active outdoor lifestyle in Oregon. However, the dream changed into a nightmare when she was convicted of manslaughter for driving intoxicated, causing a fatal car crash which killed her husband and an innocent woman. She served six years in a full custody women’s prison.

TOPICS THAT I DISCUSS WITH KAREN:

The fateful day which changed Karen’s life, her family and the lives of her victims & their families.

Navigating and processing shame and guilt

Grace and Forgiveness

Prison life and inmate stories

Creating a path forward and moving towards redemption

INTERVIEW BY Claire Rogers OF ITOPIA

Karen Andrea Campbell is a humanitarian and a storyteller for women inmates and author of the book Falling: Hard Lessons and the Redemption of the Woman Next Door. Karen lived the American Dream; she was a married mother with two daughters in high school, had a career as a physiotherapist and led an active outdoor lifestyle in Oregon. However, the dream changed into a nightmare when she was convicted of manslaughter for driving intoxicated, causing a fatal car crash which killed her husband and an innocent woman. She served six years in a full custody women’s prison.

TOPICS THAT I DISCUSS WITH KAREN:

The fateful day which changed Karen’s life, her family and the lives of her victims & their families.

Navigating and processing shame and guilt

Grace and Forgiveness

Prison life and inmate stories

Creating a path forward and moving towards redemption


Karen Campbell Writes Podcast

Karen Campbell Writes Podcast

Prison Pipeline Interview with

Karen Campbell

Podcast Version of Interview Aired May 24, 2021 on KBOO FM in Portland

Prison Pipeline Interview with Karen Campbell

Karen Andrea Campbell | A Journey Through Grief,
Forgiveness & Redemption

Interviewed by Claire Rogers of ITopia

Karen Campbell Writes Podcast

SUMMARY OF THE SHOW

Karen Andrea Campbell is a humanitarian and a storyteller for women inmates and author of the book Falling: Hard Lessons and the Redemption of the Woman Next Door. Karen lived the American Dream; she was a married mother with two daughters in high school, had a career as a physiotherapist and led an active outdoor lifestyle in Oregon. However, the dream changed into a nightmare when she was convicted of manslaughter for driving intoxicated, causing a fatal car crash which killed her husband and an innocent woman. She served six years in a full custody women’s prison.

TOPICS THAT I DISCUSS WITH KAREN:

  • The fateful day which changed Karen’s life, her family and the lives of her victims & their families.
  • Navigating and processing shame and guilt
  • Grace and Forgiveness
  • Prison life and inmate stories
  • Creating a path forward and moving towards redemption

Read the entire transcript of Claire’s interview with Karen at ITopia’s website: https://www.itopiacoaching.com/podcast_episodes.html


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Karen Campbell Writes Podcast

Karen Campbell Writes Podcast

SUMMARY OF THE SHOW

Karen Andrea Campbell is a humanitarian and a storyteller for women inmates and author of the book Falling: Hard Lessons and the Redemption of the Woman Next Door. Karen lived the American Dream; she was a married mother with two daughters in high school, had a career as a physiotherapist and led an active outdoor lifestyle in Oregon. However, the dream changed into a nightmare when she was convicted of manslaughter for driving intoxicated, causing a fatal car crash which killed her husband and an innocent woman. She served six years in a full custody women’s prison.

TOPICS THAT I DISCUSS WITH KAREN:

The fateful day which changed Karen’s life, her family and the lives of her victims & their families.

Navigating and processing shame and guilt

Grace and Forgiveness

Prison life and inmate stories

Creating a path forward and moving towards redemption

SUMMARY OF THE SHOW

Karen Andrea Campbell is a humanitarian and a storyteller for women inmates and author of the book Falling: Hard Lessons and the Redemption of the Woman Next Door. Karen lived the American Dream; she was a married mother with two daughters in high school, had a career as a physiotherapist and led an active outdoor lifestyle in Oregon. However, the dream changed into a nightmare when she was convicted of manslaughter for driving intoxicated, causing a fatal car crash which killed her husband and an innocent woman. She served six years in a full custody women’s prison.

TOPICS THAT I DISCUSS WITH KAREN:

The fateful day which changed Karen’s life, her family and the lives of her victims & their families.

Navigating and processing shame and guilt

Grace and Forgiveness

Prison life and inmate stories

Creating a path forward and moving towards redemption


Karen Campbell Writes

Karen Campbell Writes

Karen Campbell Writes

Editor Corey Buchanan's interview with Karen Campbell
in the Wilsonville Spokesman/West Linn Tidings.

Read Karen's Interview

Karen Campbell Writes


"Falling" is available now both as a Kindle ebook and a Paperback on Amazon.


It was a beautiful spring day on Mt. Hood, Oregon. I went for one last run, my husband Tom, went to the bar. My memories from here on out come to me in snapshots. I remember entering the steamy, packed bar. I see Tom’s beautiful profile, people huddled in his glow as usual. One of the crew called out, “Get her a drink, she just did the Glade Trail!” I am hungry and want to go home. Blank.

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Karen and Tom

I was going to prison. The judge banged the gavel, the Bailiff escorted me toward a door at the front of the courtroom. I took one last look at my family and friends. They stared helplessly. They were in each other’s arms, the victims family and mine, all in the same row. The Bailiff opened the door at the front of the courtroom, I gave my friends and family a tight smile and stepped through the door that led to another world. Karen Campbell Writes
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Serving Prison Time

Falling is the story of how a middle-aged mom learns to navigate life on the Inside. Over the six years I was incarcerated, I learned how to eat a meal in 10 minutes with a spork. I learned obedience and humility. I learned lurid slang. I learned how to keep my mouth shut. I learned how to mother from behind bars, miles from my teenage daughters. And finally, I learned how to love the unloveable, including myself.
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"Upon release, I called out the names of the people I harmed."