Karen aged 48, Manchester author of 16 novels, 2 best selling, only started writing at the age of 39 after completing an adult literacy course. Karen has also produced six sell out theatre shows at The Lowry and Middleton Arena. Karen, now a TV scriptwriter has been published in national newspapers and magazines. As if that isn’t enough, Karen is also an inspirational speaker at Manchester College, Women’s Aid and H.M.P. Prisons. Look out for Karen’s latest novel ‘Torn’ part of the Broken Youth and Black Tears trilogy.

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What people say about Karen Woods, author of ‘Broken Youth’......



"An author who tells it as it is, no holds barred”


‘The new voice of the working class’


Raw and gritty novels

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Karen has starred in the following press:


The Sun, Daily Express, Daily Mirror, Bella, Take a Break, Woman’s Own, Manchester Evening News and Manchester Matters in addition to being an Inspirational speaker for Forever Manchester. Karen is currently working on TV scripts.

Manchester’s answer to Martina Cole the new “Voice of the North”

Karen Woods

Coming Soon - Torn......