Carolyn Hall is a writer, novelist, theatrical costume designer, artist, and educator. She was born in Seattle and was in the first class at the Evergreen State College. She has also studied Spanish in Guatemala, painting and ceramics at Cornish College of the Arts, and Creative Writing at the University of Washington. She is an alumnus of The Cottages at Hedgebrook. Carolyn co-authored and co-illustrated the children's book, In My Village (2014), which was written in Khmer and English, with Lauren Iida (Cornish graduate), and other Cornish artists. Her novel, Rose Concannon, was published in July 2016.
Carolyn has been a life long educator and has taught all age levels in the Seattle Public Schools. She has also taught at Antioch University, the Muckleshoot Tribal College, the Seattle Gypsy Alternative School (a program for Romany children), and the Hugo House. She has taught education, creative writing and book-making at Antioch University since 2000. She began teaching Integrated Studies and writing courses at Cornish College of the Arts in 2008. She is also the mother of two adult children.