Brett Konen

Brett Konen
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Brett Konen is a Seattle-based freelance writer and recent graduate of Whitman College. Her weekly coffee column, Caffeination Cascadia, is published by Sip Northwest magazine, and her first book is due out in March. In between drinking too much coffee and exploring Seattle she enjoys wine, cooking, cheering for Steven Hauschka and trying to play guitar.

Contact: [email protected].

(Photo by Brett Konen)

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A guide to the diverse international coffee scene that often flies below our over-caffeinated radar.  Starbucks may have made “quad venti breve latte” a part...

At a rally in Walla Walla calling for immigration reform way back in 2010. (Photo by Dick_Morgan)

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Washington’s diverse immigrant community isn’t afraid of going to the back of the line…as long as they’re sure of where it will lead.   A...

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One by One, a local NGO founded by Heidi Breeze-Harris (right) to fight fistula, is one of a dozen small local organizations being...

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My first attempt at chapli kabobs gets the Instagram treatment. (Photo by Brett Konen) Until recently I knew next to nothing about Afghanistan, except...

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Student participants in the 2011 Youth in Actionprogram enjoy elusive Seattle sunshine. (Photo courtesy World Affairs Council) Traveling abroad can mean adventure, challenging life...