Carol Katz has had four different careers: teacher, librarian, archivist, and administrative assistant. She was the Archivist at the Jewish Public Library and the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Center for several years. She taught reading to children and adults with learning disabilities and was active in the Learning Disabilities Association of Quebec for many years. She volunteered her time organizing the archival collection of the Quebec Writers Federation and the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre Archives. She acted as a guide for art exhibitions at the Eleanor London Cote St. Luc Public Library.
Ms. Katz loves music, literature, art, sculpture, and musical theatre. She has taken art, sculpture, and creative writing classes and sang in the choir at the Creative Social Center (a senior center in Montreal). She plays guitar and percussion in two bands. She’s an avid reader of fiction, nonfiction, and mystery. She is an art enthusiast and a published author. Her inspiration comes on buses. She calls it “Writing in Motion.” She has written and illustrated a graphic novel, Mad or Bad: The Story of My Grandmother.
She lives in Montreal, Quebec, is married to Sol Katz, bibliophile, and has two wonderful children.