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Carol cooley


Carol Cooley is an essayist, short story author, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) Fellow, and writing workshop leader. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines. She is currently working on her debut novel.

Here you’ll find information on Carol’s publications, some useful writing resources, and how to get into one of her writing workshops.

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Carol was awarded a writing residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. An artist community located in Amherst, Virginia, the VCCA has attracted renowned artists working at the top of their powers, along with talented younger artists at the beginning of their professional careers.

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American Fiction Volume 13, a collection featuring Carol’s short story, wins the 25th Annual Midwest Book Award! Press release

Carol’s prose appears in Earth Blessings by June Cotner, author and publication consultant whose books have collectively sold over one million copies.

Scribes Valley Publishing announces Fiction Contest Finalists!