About Caroline…

Caroline is a writer and filmmaker from Dublin Ireland. She is the author of the novels LADY BETH  (Winner of the Carousel Aware Prize BEST NOVEL 2017)  and ARKYNE, STORY OF A VAMPIRE. She has also written several feature length and short screenplays, many of which have won awards.

IN RIBBONS, a short film she wrote and co-produced has already screened at more than thirty festivals worldwide in 2015 and 2016. See awards and nominations here.   WATCH the film HERE.

Her screenplay, IONA’S HOUSE, an urban ghost story, won the Best of Fest Screenplay Award at the Fantasmagorical Film Festival, 2015. Her family fantasy feature script, PIXER KNOWS, reached the finals of the New York Screenplay Awards 2015, The Hollywood Screenplay Competition, 2015, and won the Atlantis Award at the Moondance Film Festival, USA 2011. It was also a finalist in the 2010 PAGE International Screenplay awards.

Her short Film ADAM [2013] was officially selected by The Waterford Film Festival, 2013, and Clones Film Festival, 2013, The Richard Harris International FF, 2014, and was nominated for BEST DRAMA AWARD at Dare Media Underground Film Festival, 2014.

Caroline was also shortlisted at ‘The Waterford Film Festival 2014’ and the ‘Kildare County Arts Film Commission 2014’ for her short script, HUSHAWAY. In 2012, her script, THE BOOK CROSS, was shortlisted for an Irish Film Board Gearrscannain Award. Her screenplay LADY BETH, (now adapted to an award-winning novel) was also selected by the Irish Film and Television Academy for a one-to-one mentoring session with AFI Master, the late Gill Dennis, at the Galway Film Fleadh in 2011.

A regular blogger, Caroline was shortlisted for the Ireland Blog Awards in 2017 and 2016. She is a member of the Irish Film and Television Academy ,The Writers Guild of Ireland, and The Irish Writers Union. She recommends Books, Film and Theatre on The Librarian’s Cellar. Caroline is also a member of The access>Cinema Board and works on a freelance basis as a cultural event manager (Literature and Film). A qualified Librarian, she also holds a HDip in Adult Ed, and has facilitated creative writing workshops for adults and children.


Signed copies of ‘LADY BETH and Arkyne, Story of a Vampire’ are available to purchase from Caroline’s Blog.