Karen Lee White is Northern Salish, Tuscarora, Chippewa and Scots from Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Karen was adopted into the Daklaweidi Wolf Clan of the Interior Tlingit/Tagish people on whose land her most recent novel Bonewalker (2023, Exile Editions), takes place. Her first novel The Silence (2018 Exile Editions) went into a second printing within six weeks of release. In 2018 Karen was commissioned by the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity for Fables for the 21st Century. In 2017 Karen was awarded a REVEAL Indigenous Art Award for Writing by the Hnatyshyn Foundation. Her work has appeared in Exile Editions That Damned Beaver anthology, EXILE/EQ Magazine, Impact: Colonialism in Canada, and other literary journals. A playwright, she has been commissioned by theatres in Vancouver and Victoria.
Readings with original music, questions.
Workshops on Writing:
Make Friends with Your Writer's Block
Why We Should Create (The World Needs Us! (to laugh, to cry, to feel)
Social Media "Marketing" 101
Writer's Press Kits (what should be in 'em)
Make Friends with Your Writer's Block:
Is there such a thing? Or is our inner Artist waiting until the birth? How to get your mojo back. How to keep the flow going and never stop writing again. How to reframe the whole experience.
The joy of Writing, how to cultivate your Writing, taking risks, having fun with it!