Karen Knight lives in Hobart with her husband, Jules who is a percussionist. She has a daughter and two grandchildren, a cat and a wee bantam hen called Kiki. She has been widely published and anthologised since the early 1960’s. She has written four collections of poetry, her most recent, Postcards from the Asylum (Pardalote Press, 2008) which she wrote the bulk of at Varuna, won the 2005 Dorothy Hewett Flagship Fellowship Award and several other awards.
Karen has been collaborating with printmaker, Michael Schlitz since 2013 responding to each other’s new works of art and poetry, with a limited edition, high end market art book in mind.