Karen Whiteson has had poetry published in numerous magazines and anthologies. She has written libretti for chamber operas and her radio play was broadcast on Radio 3. For now she is focused on short stories. Some of these have been published in the Edinburgh Review as well as in anthologies published by Penguin, Aurora Metro and Unthank Books. Her fiction can be read here http://www.inksweatandtears.co.uk/pages/?p=294.and here:
Karen Whiteson has taught Creative Writing in Community Arts Centres such as Lauderdale House, The Drill Hall, Centreprise Community Centre and the Oak Studio . She has also taught at Central Saint Martins, the Royal College of Art and The Poetry School.
“I thought the session was excellent: very well-run, interesting material and lots of really useful ideas and approaches. Enjoyed it greatly. “
“Your workshop was one of, if not , the most enjoyable poetry workshop I have ever attended.”
“Great day, you are a fantastic teacher, was so impressed by the way you got to the meat of everyone's work instantly. Very inspiring day. “
I just wanted to thank you for giving me the confidence to kick start my writing career. I went for the nctj magazine diploma course
and was admitted with 97%. I start in october!
Emma Kay (Central Saint Martins Creative Writing for Beginners)