Orr, K.J

MA Year : 2007


Short story writer KJ (Katherine) Orr graduated from the MA in Creative Writing in 2007. She taught on the MA and MFA programmes as a Teaching Fellow between 2016 and 2018.

Awards and recognition

  • BBC National Short Story Award shortlist for The Inland Sea (2011)
  • The Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Presses shortlist for Light Box (2016)
  • Saboteur Awards (Best Short Story Collection) longlist for Light Box (2016)
  • BBC National Short Story Award winner for Light Box (2016)
  • Edge Hill Short Story Prize shortlist for Light Box (2017)
  • Works

  • The Inland Sea (2012)
  • Elegy For A Bio-Pirate (2013)
  • Light Box (2016)