15 December 2021
Number-one best-selling author, Karen Osman, has been awarded a Golden Visa in recognition of her services to the literary scene in the UAE. The golden card is a long-term residency programme announced by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, in May 2019. The 10-year residency permits are given to people who have made an outstanding contribution to the country, have highly-prized skills or work in key industries that are crucial to economic growth.
DUBAI BEST-SELLING NOVELIST AND WRITING COACH AWARDED GOLDEN VISA
NO 1 BEST-SELLING AUTHOR, KAREN OSMAN, RELEASES
THIRD PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE NOVEL
8 August 2019
Where do you run when deceit catches up with you? How far would you go to clear your name? These are some of the questions faced by Karen Osman’s complex characters in her latest novel, The Perfect Lie. Published on 8 August 2019 by Aria Fiction, The Perfect Lie is Karen’s third chilling work, following the success of The Good Mother and The Home.
The Home Hits No 1 Bestseller List
5 March 2019
The Home has hit the number 1 spot on the Amazon bestseller lists. This is Karen Osman's second novel following her successful debut The Good Mother.
KAREN OSMAN TO HOST TV SHOW FOR BOOK LOVERS
19 February, 2019
Best-selling author Karen Osman will host a new online TV show all about books, in partnership with Borders Middle East. Launching February 2019, “Karen’s Bookshelf” has been created by dubai ON demand and will be broadcast on YouTube and IGTV. Click here to subscribe.
KAREN OSMAN PART OF AUTHOR LINE UP
AT EMIRATES AIRLINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE
2 January 2018
Karen Osman will be showcasing her recently published novel The Home at the upcoming Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, renowned for its impressive lineup of authors. Held from 1 to 9 March at Dubai Festival City, this year marks its eleventh anniversary.
The Good Mother in Amazon top two best-sellers
19 September 2018
The Good Mother, a psychological thriller, has reached the top two best-sellers on Amazon, currently sitting at number two in the thriller category and number three in the suspense category.
BEST-SELLING AUTHOR KAREN OSMAN RELEASES SECOND NOVEL
25 August 2018
Following on from her previous best-selling success, Karen's second book The Home will be released across all digital formats on 4 September 2018 and in paperback on 4 October 2018, published by Aria Fiction. Another chilling read, the fictional work delves into the darkness of living in a children’s home, casting a shadow over family ties and what it means to belong.
Karen Osman's second book cover reveal
25 June 2018
Award-winning author, Karen Osman, reveals the cover for her second book, The Home, in partnership with Crime Book Junkie.
KAREN OSMAN PART OF AUTHOR LINE UP
AT 10th ANNIVERSARY LIT FEST
February 22, 2018
Karen Osman will be showcasing her recently published, award-winning novel The Good Mother at the upcoming Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, renowned for its impressive line up of authors. Held from 1 to 10 March at Dubai Festival City, this year marks its tenth anniversary.
COSTA TEAMS UP WITH AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR KAREN OSMAN TO HOST FREE CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS
December 1, 2017
In support of the 10th Emirates Airline Festival of Literature, Costa Coffee UAE has teamed up with award-winning author and winner of the 2016 Montegrappa Writing Prize, Karen Osman, to host a series of creative writing workshops at a selection of its flagship stores across Dubai. The free-to-attend, ninety-minute workshops will give budding writers the perfect opportunity to get started on their writing journey.
The Good Mother Reaches Number 1 on Amazon Australia
November 28, 2017
Karen Osman's debut novel, The Good Mother, reached number 1 on Amazon Australia. The thriller, which has been described as a domestic noir novel, has received incredible reviews and is available for download on Amazon, Kobo, iBooks, and Google Play.
Karen Osman's debut novel is published
October 1, 2017
The Good Mother, written by award-winning writer, Karen Osman, is published and available to purchase on Amazon, Kobo, iBooks, and Google Play. A paperback edition is also available in Sainbury's stores across the UK and in Magrudys in the UAE.
TRAVEL INK FOUNDER, KAREN OSMAN, WINS MONTEGRAPPA WRITING PRIZE AT THE EMIRATES AIRLINE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE
12 March 2016
'The Good Mother' is a dark psychological thriller based on a mother’s letters to a prison inmate incarcerated for murder
Karen Osman, the founder of Travel Ink, has won the Montegrappa Writing Prize at the Emirates Airline Festival of Literature for her novel Dear Michael. The fictional work is a thriller, set in the North of England about a mother who writes to a convicted murderer in prison. It’s not long before she is involved in a complex relationship with the inmate, which sees her descend into a world of plotting, deception and revenge.
DUBAI AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR LAUNCHES ONLINE COURSE FOR BUDDING WRITERS
3 December 2020
Number-one best-selling author, Karen Osman, has launched Kick Start Your Book With Karen, an online course to help people write a book. The 8-week course is made up over 30 hours of video tutorials, downloadable worksheets, exercises, templates and checklists, and weekly live Q & A sessions with the award-wining author. It is suitable for both fiction and non-fiction and includes modules such as developing a book idea, chapter planning, writing techniques, and publishing options. Course participants can watch and learn at their convenience and there’s also an online group community for writing tips, inspiration, and support.