When I could afford to be a dreamer,
the stars pulsed like a heartbeat
and the sloop-nosed moon left no sound;
Caroline Misner is a graduate of Sheridan College of Applied Arts & Technology with a diploma in Media Arts Writing. Her poetry, fiction, and non-fiction have appeared in several journals throughout the USA, Canada, India and the UK. She's had work published in several anthologies and webzines. In 2009, she was nominated for the Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Anthology Prize as well a Pushcart Prize in 2010 and 2011. In 2004, her novella received Honorable Mention in the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future Contest. A short story was also a finalist in the same contest. Her novel The Glass Cocoon was a semi-finalist for the William Faulkner-William Wisdom Award the following year. Her novella The Watchmaker was published in November 2011 by Vagabondage Press and is selling well in e-book format. Her YA fantasy novel The Daughters of Eldox: Book I: The Alicorn has been released by Whiskey Creek Press to positive reviews and the sequel The Daughters of Eldox, Book II: The Other was released in the spring of 2016. Her historical novel The Spoon Asylum was recently released by Thistledown Press in May 2018 and has been nominated for numerous awards, including the Governor General’s Award.