Carol Rose is a writer, teacher, and counselor. Her books include Spider Women: A Tapestry of Creativity and Healing (co-edited with Joan Turner,) Path of the Mothers, From the Dream, and Behind the Blue Gate, which won the National Canadian Jewish Book Award for Poetry. Other awards include the Henry Fuerstenberg Award for Poetry, co-winner in the Sandburg-Livesay poetry competition, and second prize in the Stephen Leacock International Poetry competition. She was also twice nominated for the John Hirsch award for most promising Manitoba writer. Carol lives in Winnipeg.