Carol Rose GoldenEagle Novelist, Poet, Essayist, Playwright, Visual artist, Musician
Carol Rose GoldenEagle (previously Carol Daniels) is Cree/Dene with roots in Sandy Bay, northern Saskatchewan. She is a published novelist, poet, playwright, visual artist, and musician. She is the author of the award-winning novel Bearskin Diary (2015), Hiraeth, a book of poetry (2018), Bone Black (2019), and is now excited to announce the book launch of her new novel, Narrows of Fear (2020). Carol has also written poems including "Qu'Appelle" (2021), "DNA" (2019) and essays including "Joy & heartbreak: Life as an Indigenous mother" (2021), "Sanctuary" (2020) and a "Personal Essay" (2016). Her children's storytelling include "The Ugly Little Christmas Tree" (2020), "The 7 spotted Lady Bug" (2021), and a children's play, "Mr. Brown" (not yet published). In June of 2021, Carol was named as the 2021 - 2023 Saskatchewan Poet Laureate!
As a visual artist, her work has been exhibited in art galleries across Saskatchewan and Northern Canada. As a musician, a CD of women's drum songs, in which Carol is featured, was recently nominated for a Prairie Music Award. Before pursuing her art on a full-time basis, Carol worked as a journalist for more than 30 years in television and radio at APTN, CTV, and CBC. She lives in Regina Beach with her puppy dog, Saffy and her kitty cat, Pumpkin and enjoys and loves visiting with her three children, Jackson, Nahanni and Daniel .