© Council for Wisconsin Writers 2015 Council for Wisconsin Writers Council for Wisconsin Writers Carolyn Kott Washburne Carolyn Kott Washburne After nearly 20 years, I’m delighted to still be serving on the Council board—the organization just keeps getting stronger. CWW: Vice President, Major Achievement and Christopher Sholes Awards Chair Email: ckw44@wi.rr.com Website: www4.uwm.edu/letsci/english/people/faculty/washburne.cfm Hometown: Whitefish Bay A former social worker, Carolyn has been a freelance writer and editor for over 30 years. The author of seven books, her articles have appeared in The New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Utne Reader, Mademoiselle, Harper's Bazaar, Ms., Chicago Tribune, and Milwaukee Magazine. She has written public relations and advertising copy for a variety of corporations and nonprofit organizations, and she has served as a book proposal consultant and/or "book doctor" for over two hundred books. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she has mentored countless young writers.