Karen Avrich Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 29 Aug, 2018
Facts of Karen Avrich
Birth Nation: United States of America
Name Karen Avrich
Birth Name Karen Avrich
Father Paul Avrich
Mother Ina Avrich
Nationality American
Profession Author
Net Worth N/A
Boyfriend Mark Halperin
Children James Halperin
Siblings 1
Books Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman
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Karen Avrich is an author best known for co-writing the book Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman. The book was incompleted work of her historian father Paul Avrich which she completed following the death of her father. Besides, she is a longtime partner of the American journalist and author Mark Halperin

Early Life Of Karen Avrich     

Karen Avrich was born on January 6, 1967, to the popular historian father Paul Avrich and mother Ina Avrich. She grew up in Amsterdam touring around the city along with her mother and sister Jane Avrich

Avrich didn't get to spend much time with her busy father but she learned lots of things from him which helped her to build her career. She was very close to him and was inspired.

Karen Avrich's Career

Karen Avrich is a professional writer. She wrote several books following her late father Paul Avrich's footsteps. Her father wrote several books about anarchism which one way or another inspired her to take and continue the legacy.      

Her old man died in February 2006, back then, he was working on the biographies of Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman. Following his death, Avrich completed her father's incomplete project and published the book titled Sasha and Emma: The Anarchist Odyssey of Alexander Berkman and Emma Goldman. Her father asked her to complete the book before he died. 

CAPTION: Karen Avrich Source: wag politics

Avrich published the book in 2012 and it was a success. As a co-writer, she went on a media tour promoting the book which eventually gained her wide recognition.

Besides that, the author worked as an editor for several projects including a few of her partner Mark Halperin's political-based books. Avrich was a great help for her partner Halperin in his book The Way to Win.

Karen Avrich's Net Worth

Karen Avrich is enjoying a decent career as an author and educator. From her professional career, she is making a handful amount of money from her profession. However, the exact figure of her net worth is still under review.

Avrich's longtime partner Mark Halperin has an impressive net worth of $3 million. The journalist and political analyst, Halperin is earning a decent amount of money from his professional career. 

Karen Avrich's Personal Life 

Karen Avrich is enjoying a joyous life with her longtime partner Mark Halperin. Avrich and Halperin started dating in 2002, since then the two are together. The couple is a parent to their adorable son James Halperin who was born in January 2017. However, Avrich and Halperin are yet to be married.

Mark Halperin frequently shares pictures of his partner and his son on his Instagram. As of 2018, Avrich lives in New York City along with her partner and son.   

 

3 amigos. Nothing but Mexican food. @jameshalperin

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So far, the two are committed to one another and are in a happy and healthy relationship. However, Halperin was accused of sexual harassment by over a dozen women. Following the allegation, the journalist was terminated by NBC and MSNBC. 

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