Karen Healey writes science fiction and fantasy for young adults. She was recently awarded the Ursula Bethell Writer in Residence award at the University of Canterbury. She is a full-time teacher, part-time writer and all-the-time nerd.
Events at Word
LINDY WEST: THE WITCHES ARE COMINGFriday 13th March, 2020 6:00 pm
Join firebrand New York Times columnist and bestselling feminist author Lindy West (Shrill) with her new book, The Witches are Coming, a brilliant and incisive look at how patriarchy, intolerance, and misogyny have conquered not just politics but American culture itself.
BAD DIARIES SALONSaturday 31st August, 2019 8:00 pm
Returning to Christchurch after our last festival, Bad Diaries Salon features four writers reading from the good, the bad and the scandalous of their personal diaries and early writing. Candid, original and unedited.
Ted Chiang: ArrivalSunday 2nd September, 2018 2:45 pm
American Science Fiction Writer Ted Chiang in conversation with Karen Healey