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Karen Charleson

Karen Charleson

Photo: Ian Charleson

Karen Charleson is a mother, a grandmother, a writer, and an educator. Her first novel Through Different Eyes was published by Signature Editions in 2017.  Karen is a member, through marriage, of the Hesquiaht First Nation and the House of Kinquashtakumtlth. She lives in Hesquiat Harbour on the west coast of Vancouver Island, with her husband Stephen Charleson.  

City:
TOFINO
Province:
British Columbia

Publications

Through Different Eyes. Signature Editions, 2017
BC Science 6. McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2007
BC Science 7. McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 2004

Awards

Karen Charleson
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Presentation Description

Karen Charleson shares stories about family life and living in Hesquiaht traditional territories on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Presentation Length:
20 minutes to 1 hour
Genre:
Fiction
Grades:
Grades 7 and up.
Audience Size:
Any size
Workshop Description:

Karen reads from over twenty years of her own writings - published and unpublished essays, poems, and stories. Her readings come from works of fiction such as her novel "Through Different Eyes," and creative non-fiction such as the essays that make up her "Let Me Tell You What I Know" collection.