Carol Turner was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado. Her roots go deep in frontier Colorado, with pioneer ancestors in Aspen, Pueblo, Denver, and Telluride. She has a BA in English from Sonoma State University and an MFA in Creative Writing and Literature from Bennington College. Her short fiction has appeared in many literary journals, including Byline, Cottonwood Review, First Intensity, Flyway, Glimmer Train, Love’s Shadow: Writings by Women (anthology, Crossing Press), Many Mountains Moving, The Mark, Owen Wister, The Portland Review, Potpourri, Primavera, Rag Mag, Strictly Fiction, Sulphur River Literary Review, Village Idiot. In Colorado, she wrote a history column for a local newspaper and wrote for Telluride Magazine and Boulder Magazine. She has recently completed a book for Arcadia Publishing about Broomfield’s “local legends,” that is, folks who made an impact on the community over the years. “Legendary Locals of Broomfield was released October 20, 2014.
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