About Kara Dennison

Art by Ginger Hoesly

Kara Dennison has turned her love of theatre, art, science fact, science fiction, and costuming into a career that spans formats and genres. With experience in performance, writing, costume-making, hosting, and improvisation, she is a sought-after performer, interviewer, and social media expert at functions in the mid-Atlantic area.

An actress since the age of 7, she has appeared onscreen with the UK-based Westlake Films, voiced multiple characters for Rainbow Puppet Productions, and currently plays the recurring role of Artema Sable in the sci-fi podcast Managlitch City Underground. She is also an award-winning costumer, having won awards for both craftsmanship and presentation at anime and science-fiction conventions along the East Coast.

Kara has been working and attending conventions for more than half her life, and boasts 18 years experience in a variety of departments including programming, community, artist alley management, and guest relations. At present, she works with Onezumi Events as their chief blogger and on-site interviewer. She also works closely with multiple anime and sci-fi events in the mid-Atlantic region in management and entertainment positions, as well as presenting panels and workshops.

As a part of the anime industry, Kara's work has spanned localization and content creation. She began as an editor for companies like Crunchyroll, Discotek, and Sekai Project, helping to bring Mazinger Z, Devilman, fault, Higurashi When They Cry, and many more titles to North America. Presently, Kara works as a news and features writer for Crunchyroll and Viewster. Her weekly Crunchyroll column, The Hook, previews new additions to the site's library.

Kara is also a published author, with works available to read both in the US and UK. Her stories have appeared in Litro, NILVX, and titles from Obverse, Titan, and many more. She works with Ginger Hoesly as a co-creator of Owl's Flower, an English-language light novel series.

Kara is available as a guest speaker or panel presenter for conventions and events.

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