Carol is a poet and psychotherapist.

Her first published poem appeared in Iowa Woman  (Spr/Sum, 1995).  She won first prize in Poets and Patrons’ 1995 International Narrative Poetry Contest and subsequently has had poems published by Ariel, Blue Unicorn, ByLine, Explorations, Hammers, The Chester Jones Foundation, Kaleidoscope Ink, The Madison Review, The Mid-America Poetry Review, Pudding Magazine, The People’s Press, Rambunctious Review, River Oak Review, Sendero, Sweet Annie Press, Thema, Universities West Press, and a number of anthologies.  Korone named her the Illinois Winner of its 2001 writing project.  Atlanta Review gave her an International Merit award in poetry in 1998, 2003, and 2005.  Finishing Line Press published her first chapbook, “Out of Southern Africa,” in 2005, and her second, “Chronicle of Dog,” in 2006.

Carol is a psychotherapist in private practice.  She has a B.A. in biology, an M.A. in clinical social work, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology.  Her book And Baby Makes Three (Apocryphile Press, 2007) explores the emotional transition to parenthood.

Carol and Arnie live in Evanston, Illinois, and have two daughters, three granddaughters, and a grandson.