Skip to main content

Karen McCarthy Woolf

Karen McCarthy Woolf writes poetry, prose and radio drama. She is the editor of Bittersweet: Black Women’s Contemporary Poetry (1998) and Kin: New Fiction by Black and Asian Women (2004), both of which went on to form the basis of two nationwide tours. Her writing is published in numerous magazines and anthologies and she has presented her work at a variety of locations including the Purcell Room at the South Bank, the Barbican in London and in Slovenia with the British Council. She has been on the Board of Wasafiri since 2004. Visit Karen’s website at

Subscribe to Wasafiri and get benefits such as saving 18% off the cover price.
Sign up
Sign-up to our newsletter and receive all our latest news straight to your inbox.
Follow us on our social media channels to stay in the loop and join in with discussions.
Subscribe Basket