- Fictional writing
- The short story
- The novel
- Narrative Non-fiction
Carole Burns's most recent short story, "The Mother I Never Knew," was one of 12 stories shortlisted in Mslexia's 2021 Short Story Competition, and appeared in Mslexia's ebook anthology, Best Women's Short Fiction 2021.
She is also working on a novel that explores the impact of the current political climate on families and individuals, while continuing to publish non-fiction essays and reviews in publications including the Washington Post's BookWorld and Scoundrel Time.