Carolyn Holbrook is founder and director of the Twin Cities-based BIPOC conversation series, More Than a Single Story. Her memoir-in-essays, Tell Me Your Names and I Will Testify (Minn2020), won the 2021 Minnesota Book Award for Memoir and Creative Nonfiction. She is co-editor with David Mura of the anthology, We Are Meant to Rise: Voices for Justice from Minneapolis to the World (Minn & More Than a Single Story 2021). She teaches at the Loft Literary Center and other community venues around the Twin Cities, and at Hamline University. She is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships. carolynleeholbrook.com
Carolyn is a 2023 North Shore Readers and Writers Festival Author.