Carole's latest review in The Washington Post: It's not quite "Wolf Hall," but "Love and Fury: A Novel of Mary Wollstonecraft" makes for lively reading.
Novelists Patrice Lawrence, Susmita Bhattacharya and Rebecca Smith are featured at Carole's Writers in Conversation series in Autumn 2021.
Gish Jen talks to Carole about the political undercurrents of her work, including "The Resisters," in a recent interview on Ploughshares.
How an old record set of Chopin piano music brings to life memories of her own family and her still-new family, and provides a balm in the midst of the pandemic: Carole's essay "Rubinstein's Chopin."
James McBride muses on race, politics and how music influenced writing 'Five Carat Soul' in one of Burns's Washington Post interviews.
Carole's essay published on LitHub explores her re-reading of 'Mrs. Dalloway' as she turns the age of the protagonist one of her favorite books.
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Off the Page: Writers Talk About Beginnings, Endings, and Everything in Between
In Off the Page, today's best writers give insight into their writing process. Paul Auster, Martin Amis, Gish Jen, Dan Chaon, Alice McDermott are among forty-three writers interviewed on washingtonpost.com and Carole Burns weaves their wisdom into chapters illuminating to the writer and reader.
Here is Walter Mosley defying genre, Martin Amis on sex, A.S. Byatt on art and Michael Cunningham on compassion. This and more from Anthony Doerr, Jhumpa Lahiri and Charles Baxter will deepen the reader’s appreciation for the art of fiction and excite writers to try new approaches to their craft.
"Whether or not you're familiar with the books that result from such struggles, this is a fascinating and enjoyable read." Financial Times
"...(in) this intriguing book... all agree on one thing: writing and rewriting is never easy. " Guardian
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Fiction Day project.
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"The Same Country" is to be released by the London publisher in Autumn 2023. The first chapters are appearing this September in The Masters Review, after being shortlisted in their Novel Excerpt Contest.
The story, entitled "The Mother I Never Knew," was among 12 on the shortlist chosen by the prize-winning author A.L. Kennedy in December 2021.
In giving this collection the John C. Zacharis First Book Award, editor Ladette Randolph says: "Taken together, Carole Burns' stories are delicately-faceted observations of those precise moments upon which a life hinges."