Karen Dybis

Michigan native Karen Dybis is a Metro Detroit journalist who has blogged for Time magazine, worked the business desk at The Detroit News, and jumped on breaking stories for a variety of publications. Dybis, a local history buff, is the author of three other books: The Ford-Wyoming Drive-In: Cars, Candy & Canoodling in the Motor City, Better Made in Michigan: TheSalty Story of Detroit’s Best Chip, and The Witch of Delray: Rose Veres & Detroit’s Infamous 1930s Murder Mystery. Her favorite secret writing spot is the Kresge Court inside the Detroit Institute of Arts.

Former Detroit News staffer Dybis has written multiple books about the area, including The Ford-Wyoming Drive In: Cars, Candy, and Canoodling in the Motor City (2014); Better Made in Michigan: The Salty Story of Detroit's Best Chip (2015); The Witch

Local author Karen Dybis will give a presentation on her latest work, Secret Detroit: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful and Obscure at 7 p.m. Nov. 6. Presentation is free. 

10) Karen Dybis, Secret Detroit: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure (Reedy Press) [tie].


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