Karen Hitchcock (author)
Karen Hitchcock is an Australian author and medical doctor who published her first book of short stories in 2009. She has published in both medical and literary journals, including a publication in the "Best Australian Short Stories" and "Best Australian Essays" anthologies.
Her first book Little White Slips (Picador, 2009) was well received in the Australian media and won the 2010 Steele Rudd Award in the Queensland Premier's Literary Awards, was shortlisted in the 2010 NSW Premiers Literary Award and the Kibble/Dobie award for women writers.
Karen writes a regular column about medicine for The Monthly, and currently works as a physician in a large city hospital in Melbourne.
- Hitchcock, Karen (2020), The Medicine: A doctor's notes, Black Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Publishing Pty Ltd, ISBN 978-1-76064-193-1
- Hitchcock, Karen (2009). Little white slips. Sydney: Picador Australia.
Essays and reporting
- Hitchcock, Karen (August 2014). "Crazy pills : our obsession with vitamins is getting out of hand". The Medicine. The Monthly. 103: 19.
- Hitchcock, Karen (2015), Dear Life: On caring for the elderly, Quarterly Essay 57, Black Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Media Pty Ltd, ISBN 978-1-86395-716-8, ISSN 1832-0953
- Nair, Balakrishnan R.; Mears, Stephen R.; Hitchcock, Karen I.; Attia, John R. (9 December 2002). "Evidence-based physicians' dressing: a crossover trial". The Medical Journal of Australia. 177 (11): 681–682. doi:10.5694/j.1326-5377.2002.tb05017.x.
- The Best Australian Stories 2009 by Delia Falconer. 4 August 2009.
- Original printed article is untitled.
-  interview with Richard Fidler ABC Radio National from the Sydney Writer's Festival
- Karen Hitchcock: Little White Slips interview on Radio National's Life Matters