Karen Lord

Author of 'Unravelling'

Karen Lord

Author of 'Unravelling'


Karen Lord is a Barbadian author, editor and research consultant. Her debut novel Redemption in Indigo won several awards and was nominated for the 2011 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel. Her other works include the science fiction novels The Best of All Possible Worlds and The Galaxy Game, and the crime-fantasy novel Unraveling. She edited the anthology New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean.

She was a judge for the 2019 Commonwealth Short Story Prize and the 2018 CODE Burt Award for Caribbean YA Literature. She has taught at the 2018 Clarion West Writers Workshop and the 2019 Clarion Workshop, and she co-facilitated the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize Workshop in Barbados.

All events with Karen Lord

Back to the future

18 Sep 2020
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Bios & Bookmarks: Karen Lord

09 Aug 2020
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Facebook Live Stream

Fiction with Nalo Hopkinson and Marlon James

04 May 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Old Fire Station

Time Machine: a big night of literature and music at the Big Black Box

03 May 2019
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Big Black Box, 33 Murray Street, Woodbrook

Brave new worlds

30 Apr 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Old Fire Station

New Worlds, Old Ways: Speculative Tales from the Caribbean

28 Apr 2016
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
De Nu Pub, French Street, Woodbrook

Future Friday: Speculative fiction

01 May 2015
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old Fire Station

Brave new worlds: how fantasy can fix reality

01 May 2015
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old Fire Station

Speculative fiction masterclass

29 Apr 2015
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
2nd Floor Seminar Room