Karis Rogerson is an NYC transplant from South Carolina, Italy, Germany or Kentucky, depending on her mood and the depth of your conversation. She reads and writes about relationships, mental health and books, preferably young adult ones, which she is unequivocally obsessed with. Plus, she adores binge-watching CW shows, thinks Olivia Benson is the most badass, and has lots of feelings about, well, everything. Someday, she hopes you’ll read her own novels. 

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How Other People's Kids Help With My Depression 

When I held Baby J for the first time, everything shuffled into place. For the kids, I see every reason to breathe. They love me. I don’t know why.
Karis Rogerson    |   03.7.18 12am   |   SHARE

Why Children Of Blood And Bone Author Tomi Adeyemi Embraces Disappointments

Tomi Adeyemi might be the writer whose book deal seared me with insane jealousy and sent waves crashing through the book world.
Karis Rogerson   |   02.21.18 12am   |   SHARE

S.A. Chakraborty's The City Of Brass Reimagines Medieval Middle East

S.A. Chakraborty is the debut author of The City of Brass, a sweeping and epic fantasy from Harper Voyager that brings to life Middle Eastern history.
Karis Rogerson   |   01.24.18 12am   |   SHARE

An Interview With Lana Popovic, Author Of Wicked Like A Wildfire

Wicked Like a Wildfire, the debut young adult novel by literary agent Lana Popovic, is a book that seems created just to fit the description “atmospheric.”
Karis Rogerson   |   01.3.18 12am   |   SHARE

Jennifer Mathieu: English Teacher, Author of Moxie

Jennifer Mathieu has spent much of her life pouring into the lives of teenagers, both through her day job as a teacher and through the four books.
Karis Rogerson   |   11.22.17 12am   |   SHARE
Whether you want them to or not, whether you're ready or not, chapters come to a close.

It's OK To Be Sad And Happy At The Same Time

It's ok to be sad and happy at the same time. I think that’s the beauty of life — how unpredictable it is and how adaptable we are as humans.
Karis Rogerson    |   11.13.17 12am   |   SHARE

If Leigh Bardugo Is Starting A Cult, Sign Me Up!

Leigh Bardugo isn’t just an incredible writer; she’s also an incredible person, not least because she writes very diverse stories that give readers the gift of representation.
Karis Rogerson   |   11.1.17 1pm   |   SHARE

An Interview With Light Years Author Emily Ziff Griffin

On top of the career she’s already built for herself, Emily’s debut young adult novel Light Years released from Simon Pulse/Simon & Schuster in September.
Karis Rogerson   |   10.18.17 12am   |   SHARE
 There’s a reason I turn to Friends when I get depressed. Ok, I lied, there are several reasons.

I Turn To The TV Show Friends When I'm Depressed 

There’s a reason I turn to Friends when I get depressed. Ok, I lied, there are several reasons.
Karis Rogerson    |   10.2.17 12am   |   SHARE
If you have to lower your standards to win, you’re not really winning.

Why I Talk About My Virginity On First Dates

Here’s the thing about faking it: eventually, the truth comes out, or someone gets hurt. So I'm going to talk about my virginity on first dates!
Karis Rogerson    |   09.22.17 12am   |   SHARE