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: Dust and Light, a novel of Sanctuary, August 2014
Previous release: The Daemon Prism, a novel of the Collegia Magica, January 2012 (Reviews)
New sale: To Ragnarok Press, the short story Seeds, available 2014 in the anthology Blackguards
Other forthcoming short fiction: The Heart's Coda, 2015
New reprint: Transformation, February 2012
Recent reprint: Song of the Beast, October 2011
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:
2012 Colorado Book Award
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award
2009 Colorado Book Award
The Spirit Lens release
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: sffworld.com interview
2011: Machine Readable, podcast interview
Risingshadow.net 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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