About Caroline


Caroline Gilman is a middle grade writer and business owner who resides in San Diego, CA. A graduate of Loyola Marymount University, Caroline is currently preparing to query her middle-grade fantasy novel, an adaptation of her recent screenplay.  Caroline serves as Director of Middle-Grade Programming and Director of Communications for the San Diego Writers Festival and is the Vice President of the International Memoir Writers Association. She co-founded the @MiddlegradeHub  on Twitter to help promote community for writers. The Hub facilitates small writer groups, coordinates author chats, and promotes middle-grade publications. Caroline is also a freelance graphic designer for writers, specializing in custom social media graphics, bookmarks, newsletters, and occasionally book trailers.

Fun facts:

  1. I am adopted
  2. I played water polo in college
  3. My dog is my writing sidekick
  4. My favorite place to write is on the magic mailbox bench in Carmel
  5. I love cheering on my writing friends

@carolinegwrites on Instagram

Excited to see the anthology that features my short story titled “DFQ” as a Warwick’s bestseller!
Rainy day cuddles with this girl 💕
San Diego friends-  I hope you will join us @warwicksbooks. Purchase your book to reserve your seat.
Final edits and small tweaks in full effect. #amediting #amwriting
Backstage with @nealfallen @annelamott before a wonderful discussion facilitated by @marnifreedman18 about Neal’s new book Better Days: Tame Your Inner Critic. A powerful evening and I cannot wait to read this book!
Thank you @warwicksbooks, @coronadopubliclibrary @sdwritersfest for such a great event!
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