Kaaren Whitney, a professional homeopath, is a Poetry Advocate encouraging all to do with poetry. Born in the USA, she gained insight into the land, people and herself while living in London and for the last 30 years in Suffolk. Here she has been ‘educated’ by patients, life and being a guardian for her Tree circle and Labyrinth throughout the seasons.
Originally inspired by Mike Bannister she continued her writing in a group run by Michael Laskey and subsequently joined additional groups to improve and strengthen her poetry. A frequenter of many of the Suffolk Poetry Cafes she also reads on occasion in USA. Her book of poems, all illustrated with colour photographs by Jim Nind, is The Turning of the Year: A Book for 8 Seasons (Solstice-Equinox Press 2016). Kaaren can be contacted at email@example.com