Karen Smith – Poet

Karen Smith is a local poet and librarian and has just had her first works published in in a book entitled Schist.

She has also caught the eye of the outgoing poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy with some of her works also being published in

The Laureate’s Choice Anthology which features 20 different poets

She told her story to Tony Williams, take a listen

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