Poetry Book Society Recommendation for Seasonal Disturbances – McCarthy Woolf’s most recently published collection was named a a Poetry Book Society Recommendation for 2017.

BBC Radio 4 The Odyssey: Nightshift – In April, Karen was part of BBC Radio 4’s series The Odyssey, with her contribution entitled ‘Nightshift’. It is inspired by The Odyssey’s Book of the Dead and tells the tale of a mother who died giving birth and is waiting for her immigration papers so she can board the ship to the next stage of the afterlife. But first she must contact her son, a London mini-cab driver, which she does by trying to speak to him over the radio. You can hear this episode here.