I’m a Minneapolis-based writer of poems and lyric essays. I also teach creative writing classes for kids and adults,  help writers reach their goals, and serve creative businesses and non-profits as a  freelance writer and editorcarolyn-photo

My chapbook of poems, Small Like a Tooth is available from Dancing Girl Press.

I’ve been grateful for the support of a 2010-2011 Loft Mentor Series award; a 2010 Blacklock Nature Sanctuary fellowship; a 2014 McKnight Artist Fellowship; and Artist Initiative Grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board in 2013 and 2016.