Carol Major has been a professional writer for over 30 years. She holds master and doctorate degrees in creative writing from the University of Technology, Sydney, where she has taught at graduate and postgraduate levels. Carol was among the founding editors of Connexions, a trailblazing journal on social issues and health. Her short stories and essays have been published in Canadian and Australian literary magazines and anthologies. She also runs a boutique consultancy that uses physical metaphors to inform urban design.
Carol has earned the title ‘book whisperer’ at Varuna, Australia’s national writers’ house, where she mentors writers from many different backgrounds in fiction, creative non-fiction and poetry.