Karen Wynn Fonstad
|Karen Wynn Fonstad|
|Born||April 18, 1945|
|Died||March 11, 2005|
|Education||University of Wisconsin|
Karen Wynn Fonstad (April 18, 1945 – March 11, 2005) was the author of the popular Atlas of Middle-earth along with other fantasy-related atlases. She was a graduate of the University of Wisconsin with a Masters Degree in Geography and a specialty in cartography. She passed away in 2005 from complications related to breast cancer.