Karen Knight

Karen Knight's poetry has been widely published in major overseas and Australian literary journals,newspapers and anthologies, including Best Australian Poems 2005.
Her collections include Under the One Granite Roof- poems for Walt Whitman (Pardalote Press, 2004) and the chapbooks Singing in the Grain (Walleah Press, 2001) My Mother Has Become (Picaro Press, 2003) and Dr. Says (Picaro Press, 2006). Karen has received three writer’s development grants from Arts Tasmania, and an Australia Council grant, the most recent to support her new work in progress, From a Glass Kennel. She was recently awarded a three week residency in Edinburgh, Scotland as part of the UNESCO City of Literary Exchange Program.

Karen performs her work regularly at poetry festivals, in cafes, pubs, on radio and even on buses. She often collaborates with her husband, Jules who is a percussionist.

Karen lives in Hobart, Tasmania.