Karl Davis

Writer..Comedian..Train Driver..Voice of Change..?

Karl Davis is a writer, stand up comedian, train driver and trade union activist. Karl lives in Hull, East Yorkshire, and is married with two young sons.

A long standing community campaigner, Karl is a School Govenor at two local schools and has played pivotal roles in numerous local campaigns on the issues of housing, corporate manslaughter, Health & Safety for agency workers, Trawlermen’s issues, and assisted in organising and co-ordinating the campaign to successfully pressure the government into re-
opening the Formal Inquiry into the loss of the Hull based trawler MV Gaul.

A published author, Karl has contributed articles to The New Statesman, The Guardian, Liberal Conspiracy, Tribune Magazine, Morning Star, The London Progressive Journal, The ASLEF Journal, and numerous others.

He is a regular guest on BBC Radio, and has appeared on numerous local news outlets connected with a multitude of issues, and engages in public speaking in support various causes.

Karl has recently collaborated with the Universities of Brighton & Bournemouth respectively, on a new book aimed at mental health professionals treating those affected by suicide.

He is also busily seeking representation and publishing for his first novel, and posts on twitter as @karldavis1979.