Karen J Carlisle is an imaginer and writer of speculative fiction. Her Victorian steampunk mystery series, The Adventures of Viola Stewart includes: Doctor Jack and Other Tales, Eye of the Beholder & Other Tales and the soon to be released, The Illusioneer & Other Tales - where all is not as it seems.
Karen’s short story, An Eye for Detail, was short-listed by the Australian Literature Review in their 2013 Murder/Mystery Short Story Competition. Her short story, Hunted, was featured in the Trail of Tales exhibition in the Adelaide Fringe, 2016.
She currently writes full-time and can be found plotting fantastical, piratical or airship adventures.
Karen has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Optometry and lives in Adelaide with her family and the ghost of her ancient Devon Rex cat. She has always loved chocolate - dark preferred - and rarely refuses a cup of tea.
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