Interview with Carol McMillan

by | Jun 21, 2024 | Blog

Join me in a conversation with Dr. Carol McMillan as she discusses her memoir, Scriptless.

CAROL MCMILLAN, Ph.D., is an anthropologist who loves language. She started writing poetry as soon as she could form sentences on a sheet of blank paper. Soon after college, Carol joined an entomology expedition camping across the southern half of Africa. For her dissertation research in the 1980’s, she lived in Puerto Rico with free-ranging rhesus monkeys for half a year. Carol moved to Washington State as a community college teacher and worked with the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation’s language preservation program for many years.

Carol has had scientific articles published in professional anthropology journals, and her prose and poetry have been published in various anthologies.  She was a 2013 recipient of the Sue C. Boynton Poetry Merit Award.  Her book, White Water, Red Walls, documents, in poetry, paintings, and photographs, a rafting journey down the Grand Canyon. Carol is currently working on a memoir of 1960’s Berkeley. She currently lives in Waimea on the Big Island, and is honored to have been chosen as the new president of the Hawai’i Writers’ Guild.

Scriptless, by Carol McMillan

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About Andrea

Andrea Gabriel is an author & illustrator whose work, both for children and adults, is grounded in her love for the natural world. She has illustrated more than ten books for the children's trade market and written several more. Her books have been published by Charlesbridge, Albert Whitman and Co., Dawn Publications, Sasquatch Books, and Arbordale. She has published for the adult market under the name A.G. Bennett. She lives in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, with her family of two and four-footed creatures.

She works as a writing coach with The Narrative Project and with select private clients.

Books by Andrea Gabriel

For Adults

Shepherd's Derelict, front cover of book

For Children

My Favorite Bear
Wandering Woolly

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