• Biography

    Carol McDougall is a writer and  advocate for early literacy.  She was born in Northern Ontario and has been active in the Nova Scotia writing community for many years.

    In 2005 she was awarded the Mayor’s Award for her contribution to literature and literacy and in 2010 received the Progress Women of Excellence Award for the Arts.

    In 2012 Carol received the Beacon Award for Social Justice Literature for her novel Wake the Stone Man, which was inspired by her northern roots. The novel was published in 2015 by Roseway Publishing.

    Carol's work includes writing for children, non-fiction, fiction, essays, book reviews and video scripts and her short fiction has been published in Room and presented on CBC radio. 



    • Let's Read - 2016
    • Look at Me Now! - 2014
    • Baby Talk – Nimbus Publishing – 2013
    • Baby Play – Nimbus Publishing – 2012
    • Baby Look – Nimbus Publishing – 2012
    • Nova Scotia Guide to Frugal Living – Nimbus Publishing – 2009
    • In the Soul of the House – Room of One’s Own – 2001
    • 2012 Beacon Award, 2010 Progress Women of Excellence Award,  2005 Mayor’s Award