Karen Jeanne Coates, American journalist, educator. Nominee Pushcart prize, 2006; recipient award, William Randolph Hearst Foundation, Council for Wisconsin Writers, Willamette Writers, Quincy Writers Guild, Society Professional Journalists; fellow, Oregon Global Graduates, 1996; Oregon Literary fellow, Oregon Literary Arts, Inc., 2000.
Freelance writer, Thailand, since 1993. Correspondent Gourmet Magazine, 2005. Editorial assistant, consultant Women of Vietnam Review, Hanoi, 1996.
Copy editor, weekend edition editor The Cambodia Daily, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 1998-1999. Fellow, guest speaker Poynter Institute Media Studies, St. Petersburg, Florida, 1993-1994. Keynote speaker University Idaho Asian Conference, 2001.
Instructor Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, 2000-2001. Classroom editor Indochina Media Memorial Foundation, 2005, 06.
- Cambodia Now: Life In the Wake of War
- Cambodia has never recovered from its Khmer Rouge past - the genocidal regime of 1975-1979 and the following two decades of civil war ripped the country apart.
Born August 7, 1971