Author and the founder of CaribbeanReads Publishing
St. Kitts-Nevis born Carol Ottley-Mitchell is the author of fourteen children’s books, most of which are based in the Caribbean giving children an engaging peek into Caribbean culture, history, and geography. Carol’s young adult novel, Barberry Hill was short-listed for the 2016 Burt Award for Caribbean Literature. Carol’s work for adult audiences has appeared in Interviewing the Caribbean, University of the West Indies Press; Akashic Books: Mondays are Murder series; Poui: The Cave Hill Journal of Creative Writing; and the Institute of Caribbean Studies among other places. She also maintains a page in the Zing magazine distributed on LIAT airlines.
Carol is the founder of CaribbeanReads Publishing which publishes books by authors of the Caribbean. Their catalog features over forty books, from picture books to books for adults. Carol has an MFA in Fiction from George Mason University. She is available for school visits, book club readings, and speaking engagements about literature.
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