A graduate of Peabody College for Teachers at Vanderbilt University,
Carol has taught high school English in both public and private schools
in Tennessee and Virginia. An accomplished public speaker, she has
served as writer-in-residence for the county school system, where high
school audiences have learned to look forward to her entertaining
presentations. She is known for her ability to connect with listeners,
sharing her passion for storytelling and eagerly reaching out to include
even the most reluctant student.
Carol Wall’s first person essays and articles centering on family life
have been popular features in publications such as SOUTHERN LIVING
magazine and THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION for more than twenty
years. Whether she’s describing the culinary exploits of her husband—a
“binge cooker”—or detailing the day her little beagle Rhudy was banished
from an exclusive spa for dogs, she brings a trademark wit and
liveliness to ordinary subjects.
Her professional life has unfolded against the backdrop of a busy
household where the Walls’ three children were joined by a teenage
foster son and exchange students from Lithuania and Croatia.
Carol is active in the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic educational
organization which boasts 250,000 members worldwide and provides college
scholarships for women. She sings second soprano in a six-member women’s
ensemble at her church.
She and her husband have three grown children and three beautiful
granddaughters. They make their home in the Shenandoah Valley of
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