Born in Falkirk, Karyn Dougan Buckland has performed her work across the UK, most recently at the Edinburgh International Book Festival’s Land Words, and Aye Write Festival. She has shared a stage with some of her literary heroes (such as Jenni Fagan and Liz Lochhead) and has taken her work to Europe. She won the Callan Gordon Award in 2016 as part of the New Writer’s Award, and has had work published in various anthologies and magazines, including Alight Here, 404 Ink and Untitled. Karyn has written for the List, the Skinny and the Bear, and has worked in almost every section of the book industry as a proofreader, editor, reviewer and bookseller. She currently works as a content editor for education.
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