Karen Alea

Karen Alea lives and writes in Franklin, Tennessee. She is working on a memoir about losing her religion after being an evangelical missionary.

Stories By Karen Alea

Fidel Was Robin Hood. Fidel Was a Monster.

My friend grew up working the fields in Cuba, where Castro was the people’s patron. I was raised in Florida, where he was the face of evil. Like millions of other Cubans, she and I spent this week discussing how the truth was never so black and...