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Karen Byrom - tea and cake with My Weekly's fiction editor
Sat 24 June 2017, 14:00 – 15:30 BST
Karen Byrom is fiction editor on My Weekly magazine and this event offers the opportunity to hear about the process of commissioning short stories as well as her own writing.
Ticket price includes tea and cake.
Karen has been a magazine journalist with DC Thomson for more than 30 years, working on various publications, including The People’s Friend, Annabel (now defunct) and My Weekly. Graduating from St Andrew’s university with MA in Latin and Ancient History, she has been a puzzle editor, health editor, gardening editor…but her first and abiding love is fiction and working with freelance writers to deliver the very best short stories and serials to her readers.
Karen has also had several short stories of her own published in My Weekly, The People’s Friend and My Weekly Annual, and is an aspiring writer in the Young Adult genre.
Based in Dundee, where she lives with her husband Jim, Karen likes to travel and meet writers and is delighted to be part of Sidmouth Festival.