SCOPE: I write about education and nonprofits, public relations and marketing, as well as the scholastic aspects of design, activism, travel, culture and the humanities.

CLIPS: Below are features from the alumni publication  Washington Square Magazine, Perspective design journal, Chicagoplays, The Book: An Actor’s Guide to Chicago, and business marketing materials.


ALSO: I’ve edited Perspective, books, and Reed, the oldest literary magazine west of the Mississippi (breaking submissions records). I’ve also written about:


PUBLIC RELATIONS & MARKETING: I’ve written 10,000+ press releases, media advisories and PSAs garnering prominent media coverage for 100+ organizations, artists and festivals, plus seminal series from DC’s WETA TV, the third largest public broadcasting station,  including Ken Burns’ The Civil War and In Performance at the White House. I received PBS’s Advertising and Promotion Award for the pregnancy series Nine Months.

EDUCATOR: I’ve lectured about and taught creative writing and critical reading, Shakespeare scholarship and comparative literature, public relations and marketing, at universities, schools and arts institutions.

I’ve interviewed GWAR.

Let’s collaborate: karin@treefalls.com, 773-458-0581


Business Marketing Postcard Campaign


I’ve read my writing on Chicago Public Radio (listen below), and at Write Club, Show & Tell, Loose Chicks, Found Pussy, Chicago Dramatists’ Scream, and my live lit improv series Kill Your Darlings.

Rufus Thomas and the Funky Chicken:

Sleep and Liam Neeson:

Sister Sledgehammer and Stage Combat: