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Karen Knight Karen Knight i(A15573 works by) (a.k.a. Karen Pridmore)
Born: Established: 1950 Tasmania, ;
Gender: Female
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BiographyHistory

Karen Knight started writing poetry at the age of fifteen. In the 1970s she moved to Victoria where she was motivated by the events and characters she encountered there. She has frequently read her work in public forums. She has also worked for the Australian Red Cross. Karen lives in Hobart, Tasmania, with her husband Jules, a percussionist, and her menagerie of rescued animals. She has a daughter, Celeste. Her father was Colin Knight (q.v.); and her mother, Norma Knight (q.v.).

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Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Postcards from the Asylum From a Glass Kennel Lauderdale : Pardalote Press , 2008 Z1453773 2008 selected work poetry
2016 inaugural joint winner Blue Giraffe Press Award
2011 winner Tasmania Book Prizes University of Tasmania Prize
2007 winner Australian Capital Territory Poetry Prize Alec Bolton Award for an Unpublished Manuscript by an Australian Poet With the title 'From a Glass Kennel.'
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