Karen Barratt

Karen Barratt grew up in Cambridge, then took a degree in English at Oxford. After university she started to write while working as an artist. Subsequently she taught English, and more recently practised as a psychotherapeutic counsellor. Currently, writing runs alongside working as a fine art photographer and promoting visual arts in Brighton. Each May she opens up her house as an exhibition space in the city?s Artists? Open Houses festival, the largest of its kind in the U.K. She is married, with two adult children.