Karen chooses to write about life issues that are challenging and often confronting.
In 2015, Karen’s first young-adult fiction novel, Living Voice, was selected for the Varuna Publisher Introduction Program. Also, in 2015, her young-adult fiction novel Breaking Silently won the Varuna Fellowship.
In 2018, Hybrid Publishers published Living Voice.
Karen’s work has been published by ABC Books, the Sydney Morning Herald, Woman’s Day, pharmacy, and health magazines. She has appeared on several national television talk shows in Australia and has given multiple radio interviews. She is an engaging speaker.