Karen Hitchcock

Dr Karen Hitchcock is a physician and authorised prescriber of medicinal cannabis. She writes for The Monthly. Her Quarterly Essay Dear Life: On caring for the elderly was republished as an expanded edition book in 2016. Her collection of short fiction Little White Slips won the 2010 Queensland Premier's Steele Rudd award. She holds a PhD in English. Her new book is The Medicine: A Doctor's Notes.