Karen Gregory

Karen Gregory is a graduate of Somerville College, Oxford, and a project manager by day. Karen wrote her first story about Bantra the mouse at the age of twelve, then put away the word processor until her first child was born. Karen lives in Wiltshire with her family. Her debut YA novel Countless is out now, and her second YA, Skylarks, released May 3, 2018.

  • These Words Matter: Karen Gregory

    These Words Matter: Karen Gregory

    Books have been such a constant thread in my life. It’s hard to remember a time before I could read, let alone tease out the one book that made me into a reader. When I follow the thread back I think about what it means to be a reader beyond the functional, nuts and bolts ability. For me, it’s that capacity to inhabit another world, in partnership with the author or illustrator. To melt into a story and feel it living through you. This starts in a place long before independent reading for those children lucky enough to have access to books. I was one of the lucky ones. My…

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