Journalist, novelist, poet, editor
Carol is a prize-winning journalist. She has a forthcoming adult fantasy novel and has published three young adult novels with Canadian publishers. She is a contributor to the non-fiction immigration anthology Coming Here, Being Here (Guernica Editions).
Riptides, Carol’s most recent novel, was published by Moose House Publications in 2021. Membrane, Carol’s YA fantasy was published by Fierce Ink Press in July, 2013, and will be re-issued by Moose House in 2022. Her contemporary YA novel, Charged, was published by James Lorimer in 2008.
Her adult fantasy, Glow, will be published by Moose House in 2023. She is one of more than 20 writers to participate in a group novel-writing adventure called Less Than Innocent to be published by Moose House in 2022.
UK-born Carol has also 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.
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WFNS contest for unpublished manuscripts: honourable mention, writing for children, 2009
WFNS contest for unpublished manuscripts: finalist in the poetry category, 2015
Nova Writes contest for unpublished manuscripts: finalist in the adult novel category, 2016