About Carolyn Flynn
Author Carolyn Flynn
Carolyn Flynn, winner of the Renwick-Sumerwell and SouthWest Writers fiction prizes, as well as the Albuquerque the Magazine 2010 short fiction prize, has had literary short stories published in Ellipsis and The Crescent Review and featured in the German anthology Wilde Frauen.
Her creative nonfiction piece “Pound of Flesh” was published in 2011 in The Tampa Review and receiving a glowing review in The Review Review for its inventive take on the spiritual cost of rampant capitalism. She has been short-listed for the Tom Howard Prose Prize in creative nonfiction and the Danahy Prize in fiction.
For the past thirteen years, she has been editor of Sage magazine, published in the Albuquerque Journal and online at abqjournalsage.com. She is an MFA candidate in fiction and creative nonfiction at Spalding University and hold a journalism degree from the University of Kentucky. She is the author of seven nonfiction books on body, mind and spirit topics.
She lives on a proud acre of sand near Albuquerque, New Mexico, with her twelve-year-old twins, one French puppy, a family of quail, an ever-growing population of flower-munching bunnies, and 330 days of sunshine out of the year.