Karen Hitchcock

Karen Hitchcock is a doctor and writer.

She is lecturer in medicine at the University of Newcastle where she also completed a PhD in English/Creative Arts. Karen’s debut collection of thirteen short stories Little White Slips was published by Pan MacMillan in 2009. Her intelligent, wry and frequently surprising stories often draw on her background as a doctor, giving her work idiosyncratic insights that make for compelling reading.

Karen is currently working on a novel that is set in an inner suburb of a large city. Her fiction has appeared in Meanjin, Griffith Review and Sleepers Almanac.



FictionSelected for Best Australian Stories 2006IN THE '80s I was in love with Robert Smith. I also hoped against all rumour that Morrisey's croon was for me. Before that it was the boy from our local grocery store, the...

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