Carol published her 1st book, Whole Phat and Gluten Free Poetry in September 2017, which won the 2018 Book Excellence Award for Poetry. Carol performed an original piece, A Bold Journey for American Dream stories of Immigration co-produced by Michael Kennedy of Creative License Unlimited and Jean-Remy Monnay of Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate New York
Carol was one of the featured poets at the 13th Annual Festival of Books at Spencertown Academy Arts Center She was one of the local authors at the inaugural Albany Book Festival at University at Albany and the New York State Writers Institute. Carol was the host at the Holiday Homecoming event for Capital Region Sponsor A Scholar where she is the Board Secretary. She was a host of For Colored Girls who considered suicide when the rainbow is enuff by Ntozake Shange, directed by Meg Affonso of Lotus and Blossom Productions at the Albany Barn.