Carey Wallace

Children, Fiction, Young Adult

Carey Wallace is the author of Choose (2005), a choose-your-own-adventure novel for adults; the historical novel The Blind Contessa's New Machine (2010); the young adult novel The Ghost in the Glass House (2013); and the children's book Stories of the Saints (2020). She is a founder of the Working Artists Initiative for the International Arts Movement, which helps emerging artists establish strong creative habits, and of the event-based Lost City Gallery, which has connected young artists with patrons in both New York and Detroit. In 2000, she also founded an annual arts retreat, The Hillbilly Underground, which draws nationally-recognized filmmakers, writers, fine artists, and musicians to rural Michigan each summer.

Festival Years: 2012