Carol Leonetti Dannhauser

Fairfield County Writers’ Studio co-founder Carol Leonetti Dannhauser is a journalist and editor whose work appears in print, online and on television. She has written for dozens of national publications including the New York Times, American Health, BusinessWeek, Good Housekeeping and more; produced documentaries for PBS and National Geographic; and has been recognized by the White House for her online magazine work. She is the author of four non-fiction books; has been nominated for three Emmys; and has a closet full of awards for her magazine, television and newspaper stories, as well as her flash fiction and photography.

Carol was selected as a Master Teaching Artist (Writing) by the Connecticut Commission on the Arts and founded the Writers’ Workshop of Fairfield in 2001. She holds two bachelors’ degrees from the University of Connecticut and a master’s in journalism from Columbia University.

Carol teaches Intermediate/Advanced Memoir Writing, and Writing to Prompts (Non-Fiction).

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