About

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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 in The New York TimesThe Washington Post, Salon, AARP, Good Housekeeping, ESPN, The Independent, OZY, CosmoThe 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 the poetry chapbook, DIVORCE PAPERSand 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.  

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Photo Credit: Carol Weis