The original St. Martin's Press publication of Carol Orlock's first novel, The Goddess Letters, was honored with the Pacific Northwest Booksellers' Award and the Washington State Governor's Award. Her second novel, The Hedge, The Ribbon, won the Western States Book Award. Her stories and poems have appeared in Ms. Magazine, Calyx, Women of Darkness and Fine Madness, among others. Her nonfiction books include Inner Time: The Science of Body Clocks and What Makes Us Tick (paperback title: Know Your Body Clock) and The End of Aging: How Medical Science is Changing Our Concept of Old Age, both Science News Book club selections. Her articles have appeared in numerous national magazines.
Carol teaches writing at Shoreline Community College and for the University of Washington Educational Outreach program. She has been awarded a Washington State Literary Fellowship and selected as a semi-finalist for the Iowa Short Fiction Award.