Karl Knights

Karl Knights was born in 1996 in Suffolk where he still lives. He describes himself as an ‘autistic writer with ADHD and Cerebral Palsy’, and has written for The Guardian and several journals. He has volunteered for mental health charities and appeared on BBC News in July 2021 discussing the impact of COVID on disabled people who were shielding. Karl's debut pamphlet Kin, won the New Poets' Prize in 2021. Karl has a big following on Twitter where he posts frequently about disability and about poetry –
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