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Carol Weis is a freelance writer and editor, an amateur photographer, and obsessive bike rider. She once dabbled in theater, ran a restaurant kitchen and home-baking business, and now writes poetry, essays, memoir, and children’s books. Her writing has appeared online in the New York Times, Washington Post, Salon, AARP, Good Housekeeping, ESPN, The Independent, OZY, Cosmo, The Fix, Ravishly, Today’s Parent, The Manifest-Station, and numerous other venues, and has been read as commentary on NPR. She is the author of STUMBLING HOME: Life Before and After That Last Drink, a memoir published by Heliotrope Books, the poetry chapbook, DIVORCE PAPERS, and the Simon & Schuster children’s book, WHEN THE COWS GOT LOOSE.
For many years, Carol worked as a writer-in-residence in local schools as part of the Creative Minds Initiative sponsored by grants from the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She’s also been working on a memoir with her daughter about their struggles as a teen and recovering mom, which could be considered a sequel to her memoir, STUMBLING HOME. You can follow Carol on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.