Carolyn Banks

Fiction Writer

223 Riverwood Drive River Road Studio
Bastrop, TX 78602-7650
Phone: 
512-284-1854

Author's Bio

Carolyn Banks has a l ong and continuous publishing career. She's primarily known for her novels and has just completed (July, 2019) a thriller entitled Certain Children. She's had innumerable short stories published as well. She's written screenplays, including the feature-length horror movie, Invicta and a feature-length documentary, The Fire and has also written and directed a number of short films (including the one embedded here, "Sex and the Septuagenarian"). She writes a monthly humor column called "Piece of Mind" for her local paper, Bastrop Advertiser. She is a member of Authors Guild, Writers League of Texas, Austin Film Society and Texas Institute of Letters.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
Mr. Right (Permanent Press, 1999)
,
A Horse to Die For (Fawcett Books, 1996)
,
Death on the Diagonal (Fawcett Books, 1996)
,
Murder Well Bred (Fawcett Books, 1995)
,
Groomed for Death (Fawcett Books, 1994)
,
Death By Dressage (Fawcett Books, 1993)
,
Tart Tales: Elegant Erotic Stories (Carroll & Graf, 1993)
,
Patchwork (Crown Publishers, 1984)
,
The Girls on the Row (Crown Publishers, 1983)
,
The Darkroom (Viking, 1981)
Prizes won: 

Calvert Review Prose Award

South Texas Press Association Award

Texas Filmmaker Production Fund grant

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
T.E.D. Klein, William Browning Spencer, Diane Johnson
What I'm reading now: 
The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon, The Mueller Report by Robert Mueller

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
American
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvania
Raised in: 
Pittsburgh, PA
Pennsylvania
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Last update: Jul 25, 2019