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.
Recent novel: Ash and Silver, a novel of Sanctuary
Previous release: Dust and Light, a novel of Sanctuary (Reviews of the Sanctuary Novels)
Forthcoming short fiction: A novelette, The Heart's Coda, available 2-14-2018 in the anthology Lace and Blade 4 from the Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Trust
Forthcoming short fiction: A short story, The Book of Rowe, available 3-1-2018 in the anthology Hath No Fury from Ragnarok Publishing
Previous short fiction: A short story, Uncanonical Murder, in Pulp Literary Magazine (Review: BlackGate Magazine)
Previous short fiction: A short story, Seeds, in Blackguards, an anthology from Ragnarok Publishing
Carol's biography: Long Version, Short Version
Photo: Carol's photo.
Carol's novels: Complete Bibliography
Carol's short fiction: Short Fiction List
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature, Flesh and Spirit and Breath and Bone (Reviews)
Colorado Book Award for Popular Fiction 2012, The Soul Mirror (Reviews)
Colorado Book Award for Popular Fiction 2008, Breath and Bone
Colorado Book Award for Popular Fiction 2004, Song of the Beast Reviews)
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, 2012 Writer of the Year
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:
2016: Pulp Literary Magazine Issue 10
2016: Beyond the Trope (podcast): Episode 100
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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