Karen Jennings was born in Cape Town in 1982. She holds Masters degrees in both English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Cape Town. In 2010 her short story ‘From Dark’ won the Commonwealth Short Story Competition for the African region. In 2009 ‘Mia and the Shark’ won the English section of the MML short story competition and is now studied in schools. In 2012 Karen began a PhD in Creative Writing at UKZN under the supervision of Kobus Moolman. 2012 was also the year in which her debut novel, Finding Soutbek, was published by Holland Park Press (UK).This entry was posted in Alumni. Bookmark the permalink.
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