Carol Weis started writing poetry, essays, memoir, and children’s books when she got sober 27 years ago as a way to help herself heal. Her work has since appeared inThe New York Times, The Washington Post, GH, Cosmo, Women’s Day, xoJane, Salon, The Fix, Purple Clover, Addiction Blog, and The Manifest-Station, and has been read as commentary on NPR. She recently participated in a BBC live radio discussion panel on parenthood and alcoholism on their World Have Your Say program. She is also the author of the children's book When the Cows Got Loose. She's currently working on a memoir about her drinking years and recovery.