2017 Georgia Author of the Year Award

“The most beautiful works of art, in my opinion, are tapestries, for they are woven together from the threads and fabrics of many sources. A tapestry always tells a story”   –CAROLE TOWNSEND


Carole Townsend

Carole Townsend is a true Southerner, having been born in Atlanta, living in Nashville for a while during college and going right back to Atlanta upon graduation. Following a brief stint as a New York city resident, she married a southerner, and they’ve raised their family of six (plus a rescued Golden Retriever, a Goldendoodle and a chihuahua) in a suburb north of Atlanta.