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First Name Carol
Last Name MacKay
Member Since June 30, 2016
Branch Affiliation Metro Vancouver (includes Victoria)
Website www.carolmackay.com
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7258242.Carol_L_MacKay
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: High Five, Babybug, Cricket, Ladybug, Highlights for Children, Caterpillar (Ireland), 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)
Awards -Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Magazine Merit Award for Poetry, 2020. -Finalist, Regional Fiction, Next Generation Indie Book Awards, 2019, Lily in the Loft (picture book). -Dorothy Shoemaker Award for Poetry, 2012. -Poetry Award, Surrey International Writers Conference, 2009, First Place, "Writing the Prairie on Hornby Island." -2004 CBC Literary Awards, poetry category, shortlist finalist.
Genres Childrens Books, Educational, Fiction, Freelance, History, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Nonfiction, Poetry, Short Stories
Available For Readings, Workshops, Book Club Meetings
Services Offered Book Reviews, Copywriting, Freelance Writing, Ghostwriting, Manuscript Reading & Consultation