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Event Archive - Author Presentation - The Muse of Fire: Carol M. Cram (author)

Fri. March 2nd 2018 - Fri. March 2nd 2018 Vancouver Island Regional Library (Cowichan Branch) Duncan BC (All Ages)
3 PM
Join Carol M. Cram (award-winning author of The Towers of Tuscany) for a lively and entertaining presentation of her latest novel, The Muse of Fire, which completes her trilogy of works featuring women in the arts. Carol will read from all three of her novels, highlighting the history and art forms which inspired them. She also welcomes questions about writing and publishing.
Available in e-book through Kindle Press and in paperback from New Arcadia Publishing (ISBN: 978-0-9810241-4-1), The Muse of Fire will be published January 9, 2018.
Carol’s debut novel, The Towers of Tuscany (Lake Union Publishing, 2014) and her second novel, A Woman of Note (Lake Union Publishing, 2015), were both designated Editors’ Choice by the Historical Novel Society in the UK, and both won First in Category for the Chaucer and Goethe awards (Chanticleer Book Awards), with The Towers of Tuscany also winning the Grand Prize Chaucer Award for best historical novel pre-1750.
Carol has also written over fifty best-selling college textbooks about computer applications and communications. She holds an MA in Drama from the University of Toronto and an MBA from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. She lives with her husband, artist Gregg Simpson, on beautiful Bowen Island near Vancouver, BC, where she teaches Nia dance and volunteers for the local arts council after serving as its president for 10 years.


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The Cowichan Valley Regional District is a broad geographic region stretching from the Malahat to North Oyster and from the Cowichan Lake to Thetis Island.

The region's artists are represented by 5 sub-regional arts councils with support from the CVRD Arts and Culture Division