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First Name Carol
Last Name Mackay
Member Since June 30, 2016
Pen Name
Website www.carolmackay.com
Twitter CLMwriter
Publications Books: Lily in the Loft, picture book, text by Carol L. MacKay, illustrated by Val Moker: YNWP, 2017 (Regina). ISBN 9781927756911, 32 p. $14.95 Carol L. MacKay’s poems have appeared in The New Quarterly, The Fiddlehead, Watershed (U of California, Chico), Prairie Journal, The Antigonish Review, Red Berry Review, Lichen, Existere, and Crannog (Ireland). Her work is also included in Shy: An Anthology (University of Alberta Press), Writing the Land: Alberta Through Its Poets (House of Blue Skies), White Ink: An Anthology about Mothers and Mothering (Demeter Press, Toronto), and Threshold: An Anthology of Contemporary Writing From Alberta (University of Alberta Press). Her video poem, "My Paycheck" appeared on the Emmy and Gemini award-nominated television/web art series ZeD on CBC Television. She is the winner of the 2012 Dorothy Shoemaker Literary Award for Poetry and has been longlisted for the CBC Literary Award for Poetry. Carol's poems and essays have been broadcast on CBC Radio, both regionally and nationally, including a reading on "This Morning with Shelagh Rogers." Carol also writes poetry, stories and non-fiction articles for children. Her work has appeared in: Babybug, Cricket, Ladybug, Highlights for Children, REAL Canadian Kids Magazine, Boys’ Quest, Zamoof!, Skipping Stones, Stories for Children, Story Friends, Knowonder! and on Schoolwide's Zing! Digital Library.
Other Memberships Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (Published and Listed Writer) League of Canadian Poets (Full Member) CANSCAIP (Full Member)
Genres Autobiography, Biography & Memoir, Childrens Books, Educational, Fiction, Freelance, History, Humour & Entertainment, Nonfiction, Poetry, Politics & Social Science, Speculative
Available For Readings, Workshops, Book Club Meetings
Services Offered Book Reviews, Copywriting, Freelance Writing, Ghostwriting, Manuscript Reading & Consultation