Karen McKnight


Country: Australia

Karen McKnight is a Melbourne-based writer, performer, editor, and small press publisher who has worked as a trainer, mentor, and workshop facilitator. Her writing has been published in a range of journals, including Vandal Press, Modern Writing, and The Big Issue. She is the creator of therapeutic writing projects and career pathway programs that enable individuals and groups to access the healing power of writing to aid their recovery or reconnect with the community. In 2016 she was awarded the Inaugural Writer in Residence at Overland Literary Journal and, in 2019, won the Grace Marion Wilson Prize for non-fiction.

Karen McKnight adalah seorang penulis, penampil, editor, dan penerbit pers kecil yang berbasis di Melbourne dan telah bekerja sebagai pelatih, mentor, dan fasilitator lokakarya. Tulisannya telah diterbitkan di berbagai jurnal, termasuk Vandal Press, Modern Writing, dan The Big Issue. Ia membuat proyek penulisan terapeutik dan program jalur karir yang memungkinkan individu dan kelompok untuk mengakses kekuatan penyembuhan dari menulis untuk membantu pemulihan mereka atau berhubungan kembali dengan masyarakat. Pada 2016 ia dianugerahi Inaugural Writer in Residence di Overland Literary Journal dan pada 2019, memenangkan Grace Marion Wilson Prize untuk non-fiksi.

Appearing in

Main Program | AAWP/UWRF Translators and Emerging Writers

Join prize winners of Ubud Writers and Readers Festival and the Australasian Association of Writing Programs, whose collective vision is to promote the work of under-represented writers to a broader …