Karla Neblett

35-year-old Karla Neblett is the winner of the 2018 Janklow & Nesbit UK/Bath Spa Creative Writing Prize, having studied for an MA in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University. Prior to that she worked in senior schools in pastoral roles supporting kids around learning and behaviour. She also worked as a Saturday school coordinator for BME kids, as an Engagement Worker for 16-18 year-olds who had left school and were doing nothing, as an Alcohol Worker for kids with drink and substance misuse issues, finally as a Young Carers’ Officer supporting kids who care for someone in their family.