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 and marketing coach for authors.

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

Loving my writerly bracelets #writingcommunity #writing #mystorymatters #amwriting
Can’t wait!  Hope to see you at the @sdwritersfest! #sdwf #writer
Rainy day in San Diego!  Better it’s this weekend than next…. #rain #sandiego
I love a book surprise!  Preordered this a while ago and it was such a treat to open the box today!  Can’t wait to read this one @erinentrada ❤️❤️❤️
Excited to see the anthology that features my short story titled “DFQ” as a Warwick’s bestseller!
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