Carol is the author of five critically-acclaimed books: two short fiction collections and three novels. Her first novel, Purple for Sky, won the 2001 Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award and the Dartmouth Book Award. Her most recent novel, Glass Voices, was published to rave reviews in 2007 and has become a book club favourite. Her reviews, stories and articles have appeared in various Canadian newspapers and literary journals. A mother of three sons, she lives with her husband in Halifax, Nova Scotia, where she teaches writing at NSCAD University.