Karen Pickering is an Australian writer, speaker and organiser who has worked at the interface of feminism, arts, activism and entertainment for over fifteen years. Karen is the creator of the influential feminist salon, Cherchez La Femme. Fans will be thrilled that Cherchez La Femme is being reborn as a podcast – featuring Karen and special guests with feminist takes on their pop culture picks.
She edited the collection Doing It: Women Tell the Truth About Great Sex in 2016, and along with Jane Bennett co-wrote About Bloody Time: The Menstrual Revolution We Have to Have in 2019. She also has chapters in The Motherhood (ed. Jamila Rizvi) and From the Heart: Women of Letters (eds. Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire). Karen is working on a new book about motherhood shock.