• Biography

     

    Journalist, novelist, poet, editor

    Carol is a prize-winning journalist. She has published two young adult novels with Canadian publishers. She is a contributor to the recently published non-fiction immigration anthology Coming Here, Being Here (Guernica Editions).  

    Membrane, Carol's YA fantasy was published by Fierce Ink Press in July, 2013. Her first novel, a YA story called Charged, was published by James Lorimer in 2008.

    UK-born Carol has worked as a magazine and newspaper reporter and editor in Canada, England and Asia. She is a former editor of Celtic Life International magazine and is currently a partner in the Atlantic Canadian business news site www.entrevestor.com.

    Carol has an English degree from London University and also studied Mandarin Chinese in Taipei, Shanghai and London's Ealing School of Languages. She was a poetry finalist in the 2015 Atlantic Writing Competition, and a finalist in the adult novel category of Nova Writes, 2016. She is working on a sequel to her YA fantasy Membrane and an adult novel.  

     

     

    Publications
    • Charged. Lorimer, 2008. ISBN 978-1552770061.

      Membrane, Fierce Ink Press, 2013 (July)

      Coming Here, Being Here: A Canadian Migration Anthology, Guernica Editions, 2016

      Magazines: Celtic Life Intl, Halifax, Progress, Saltscapes, Living Healthy in Atlantic Canada, AsiaBeat, Travel Trade Gazette (Asia)

      Newspapers: The South China Morning Post, The Hong Kong Standard, The Eastern Express, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The Telegraph, The Chronicle-Herald 

    Awards
    • Atlantic Journalism Awards, Best Magazine Article 2011

      Atlantic Journalism Awards, Best Magazine Article (shared) 2009

      WFNS contest for unpublished manuscripts: honourable mention, writing for children, 2009

      WFNS contest for unpublished manuscripts: finalist in the poetry category, 2015

      Nova Writes contest for unpublished manuscripts: finalist in the adult novel category, 2016