press kit
Colorado author Carol Berg is a former software engineer whose hobby of writing fantasy novels has taken her in directions she never expected. Since her first novel Transformation was published in 2000, she has garnered international acclaim for her intelligent stories, complex characters, and lyrical prose.
New release: Ash and Silver, a novel of Sanctuary, December 2015
Previous release: Dust and Light, a novel of Sanctuary, January 2012 (Reviews of the Sanctuary Novels)
Forthcoming sale: To Ragnarok Press, an unnamed short story, available 2016 in the anthology Hath No Fury
Other forthcoming short fiction: A short story, Uncanonical Murder, available 2016 in Pulp Literary Magazine
Carol's biography: Long Version, Short Version
Carol's books: Complete Bibliography
Recent awards:
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers 2012 Writer of the Year
Colorado Book Award for Popular Fiction, The Soul Mirror (Reviews)
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, Flesh and Spirit and Breath and Bone (Reviews)
Colorado Book Award for Popular Fiction, Breath and Bone
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers' 2006 Writer of the Year
Press releases:
Ash and Silver release
2012 Colorado Book Award
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award
2009 Colorado Book Award
Interviews: Email interviews are easiest. Phone can work, too. Contact me by email
Recent Interviews:
2014: SF Signal interview (podcast)
2014: Diversity in Genre panel discussion (podcast)
2013: Hey There's a Dead Guy in My Living Room.
2012: Speculate interview (podcast)
2012: interview
2011: Machine Readable, podcast interview interview
Guest Blogs: Happy to do them. Give me some advance notice and a clue about format - general Q/A or a topic you'd like me to cover in a post, eg. the writing life, getting started, writing fantasy, the craft of writing, etc.
Workshops and conferences: I have given keynote addresses and presented workshops at the Pikes Peak Writers' Conference, the Surrey International Writers Conference, the Colorado Gold Writers' Conference, as well as for writers' groups, book groups, universities, and secondary schools. Scoot me an email. The longer the lead time, the better.


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