Carol Hebald

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet

Author's Bio

A former associate professor of English at University of Kansas, I am the author of the memoir, The Heart Too Long Suppressed (Northeastern University Press, 2001); a novella collection, Three Blind Mice (Unicorn Press, 1989); and more recently, four books of poetry: Delusion of Grandeur from Turning Point Press, 2016; Colloquy from Finishing Line Press, 2015 ; and from March Street Press: Spinster by the Sea (2005) and Little Monologs (2004). My novel, A Warsaw Chronicle will be published by Regal House Press on March 24, 2017.
My short fiction has appeared in North American Review, New Letters, Cottonwood Review, and Texas Quarterly. My poems have been anthologized in Little Brown’s Woman, An Issue, Bantam Books Intro II, and Poems From The Hawkeye State (Iowa State University Press). They have appeared also in Commonweal, Pen International, International Poetry Review, Massachusetts Review, The Humanist, North American Review, Antioch Review, Free Inquiry, Ararat, New Letters and Confrontation.
Excerpts from and reviews of my books are on my Web site:

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

The Heart Too Long Suppressed (Northeastern University Press, 2001)


Three Blind Mice (Unicorn Press, 1989)


DELUSION OF GRANDEUR (Turning Point, 2016)
Spinster by the Sea (March Street Press, 2005)
Little Monologs (March Street Press, 2004)
COLLOQUY (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
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PEN International
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In February 2017, I  received the Miriam Chaikin Writing Award for my forthcoming novel A WARSAW CHRONICLE, to be published by Regal House Press on March 24, 2017.

A WARSAW CHRONICLE also received the HarperCollins nomination for the 1993-94 Editors' Book Award Pushcart Prize.

For poetry prizes please see my website



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Last update: Feb 24, 2017