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Carole Spearin McCauley

Author's Bio

author of 12 books--medical nonfiction, literary novels, mysteries. 13th book (novel, How She Saved Her Life) will appear soon from new She Writes Press. My short work--stories, poems, articles, interviews--has appeared in 200 periodicals, anthologies, and online. These include NY Times, Child, America, Redbook, Family Circle, Woman's World,(mini-mystery), North American Review, liquidimagination.com. Six pieces won prizes in international contests, including USA Today, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, Writers of the Future. I teach fiction writing in Dartmouth Callege adult ed program. Associate editor, 5 years, Panache Magazine, NY;Princeton. Poetry judge, Inkwell, Manhattanville College; Scholastic Magazines Writing Contest; Woman's Salon staff member, 5 years, Manhattan. Worked with many women's and literary events, shows, sales. Worked 7 years doing technical writing/editing for IBM, White Plains, NY; Warwick, U.K.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
A Winning Death (Hilliard & Harris, 2006), Cold Steal (Women's Press Collective, 2005), Cold Steal (Hilliard & Harris, 2004), Happenthing in Travel On (Women's Press Collective, 1990), Happenthing in Travel On (Daughters, Inc., 1975)
Anthologies:
Women of Mystery (Haworth Press, 2006), The Suspense of Loneliness (Birch Brook Press, 2003), Baba Yaga (Woman of Wands, 1995), In Youth (Ballantine Books, 1995), Nightshade Reader (Nightshade Press, 1995), The New Fiction (University of Illinois Press, 1974), Breakthrough Fictioneers (Something Else Press, 1973), Women: Omen (Connecticut Feminists in the Arts, 1971)
Journals:
Berkshire Review, Cimarron Review, Contempora, Eidos, FemSpeak, Fiction, Fireweed, Future's Fictions, Girl Jock, Harrington Fiction Quarterly, Heaven Bone, Ink, Inkwell, Lesbian Short Fiction, Murderous Intent, Mystery Time, New England Review, New York Times, North American Review, North Atlantic Review, Omni, Partisan Review, Semiosis, The Sun, Timber Creek Review, Unbound, We'Moon, Whispering Willows, Women Live
Prizes:
See above

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
New Yorker magazine, The Case for God by Karen Armstrong, The News from Spain (novel) by Joan Wickersham, Poets&Writers magazine (subscriber)
Favorite Books:
The Golden Notebook--Doris Lessing Omensetter's Luck--William Gass
Favorite Authors:
Doris Lessing poet Marilyn Hacker Margaret Atwood Emily Dickinson

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Listing last updated: August 23, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Feminist
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Gt. Barrington, MA
Raised in:
Lee, Pittsfield, MA

Upcoming Readings and Workshops

  • March 10, 2015
    Berkshire Festival of Women Writers (Workshop)
    Gt. Barrington, MA

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