Karola Karlson is a writer and creative freelancer based between Paris, London, and Tallinn. She contributes short stories, essays, and book reviews to magazines et al.

She’s studying in the Creative Writing MA programme at the Royal Holloway, University of London + working on her first novel.

In April 2023, Karola received the Young Author Award 2023 by Looming.


Review of Jan Kaus’ “Vaade” & “Kolm punkti” in Looming, April 2023 issue

Review of Annie Ernaux’ “La place” in Sirp, March 3, 2023 (link)

Review of “Eesti Novell” in Looming, August 2022 issue (link)

Review of Anni Kytömäki’s novel “Margarita” in Sirp, October 14, 2022 (link)

Short story “Pool kaks” in Looming, November 2022 issue (link)

Short story “Roosiaed” in Looming, May 2022 issue

Review of Jenny Offill’s Weather in Sirp, March 25, 2022 (link)

Based in Paris, France.

Can be contacted via the form below or at karlson.karola[@]gmail.com.