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Carolyn Parsons


Carolyn R. Parsons is the author of the award-winning historical fiction drama The Forbidden Dreams of Betsy Elliott released in 2019 by Flanker Press. A full-time writer residing in Lewisporte, NL., she has a background in freelance journalism, having penned a regular column, a bi-weekly arts feature and general news for The Pilot and an arts column for The Central Voice called Art & Soul. Other Books include a poetry collection, two novels and a collection of short stories. She manages social media for Rogers TV, runs the newly formed Central NL Writing Group and is also a founding director of Literary Events NL. She currently serves on the board of The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador as the Central/Burin/Bonavista representative.

Her work also includes providing manuscript evaluations for short story and book length fiction works.


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The Forbidden Dreams of Betsy Elliott. Flanker Press Inc., 2019


Canada Book Awards for The Forbidden Dreams of Betsy Elliott, 2019
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