Carol Hoenig

Location Long Island
Occupation writer, publishing consultant

About Me

Carol Hoenig is a fulltime freelance writer and publishing consultant. Her novel, WITHOUT GRACE, has been awarded the Silver Medal for Book of the Year 2005 by ForeWord Magazine and given First Place for Fiction by the DIY Book Festival. Jada Press and the New York Book Festival also gave her novel honorable mention. Her book THE AUTHOR’S GUIDE TO PLANNING BOOK EVENTS was named finalist by USA Book and Reader Views and given the Gold medal by ForeWord Magazine for Book of the Year in the category of writing. Carol’s essays, articles, book reviews and short stories appear in a wide number of publications. Carol blogs for The Huffington Post at covering politics, culture, the publishing industry and the writing life. Carol also contributed to PUTTING YOUR PASSION INTO PRINT, written by Arielle Eckstudt & David Henry Sterry. (Workman, July 2005) Arianna Huffington invited Carol to contribute to ON BECOMING FEARLESS, (Little, Brown) released in the fall of 2006. Tory Johnson, ABC’s Good Morning America’s workplace contributor, also invited Carol to submit an essay for her New York Times Bestseller, WILL WORK FROM HOME (Penguin). Stephanie Gunning invited Carol to submit an essay on creativity for her anthology AUDACIOUS CREATIVITY. Carol’s short story, Snow Angels and Somersaults, was a finalist for the 2007 Spring/Summer Glass Woman Prize, a bi-annual prize for women prose writers.
Carol is on the advisory council for Author Solutions and was on The New York Center for Independent Publishing advisory council and writer’s conference committee for five years before it disbanded. She was the Director and Writer-in-Residence for Old Forge Library Adirondack Summer Writing Workshop for 2008. She is Editorial Director for Worthy Shorts and is a member of the Women’s Media Group. Most recently she was tapped to write a monthly column for Digital Americana, the first literary magazine for the Apple iPad. She also covers stories for
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Why do you write?

Life fuels my creativity. I write because I am curious and must do so.

Any favorite authors? Books?

A.S. Byatt, Possession, John Irving, Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird, Robert Kurson's Shadow Divers.....

Carol Hoenig's Wall

Darryl Price – Jul 23, 2010

Wow! Please post something for us soon! Welcome.

Robert Vaughan – Jul 23, 2010

Welcome to Fictionaut, Carol. I'm excited to read your work, dive on in!

Sam Rasnake – Jul 22, 2010

Possession is an amazing novel. Welcome to Fictionaut.

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