Carol Wolper

Carol Wolper got her start in Hollywood working for producers Don Simpson and Jerry Bruckheimer. In 1999, her debut novel The Cigarette Girl became a national bestseller that was translated into seven languages. Carol has written pilot scripts for ABC, CBS, FX, HBO, and Warner Brother Studio. She has written for Vogue, Los Angeles Magazine (where she had her own column), “C” magazine, L.A. Confidential, Art Basel Magazine, and the Los Angeles Times Sunday magazine.

Books by this Author

Anne of Hollywood
Cigarette Girl

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. You can reject me but you can never replace me.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Anne Boleyn.  So much to say beginning with ...Anne, you should have escaped to France before Henry went crazy. You were the great passion of his life. Queen Jane was no match for you. You helped give birth to the Church of England and actually gave birth to the greatest queen in England's history. You were always the smartest and had the best dresses. If you lived today I see you doing Hillary Clinton's job and wearing Azzedine Alaia.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. passion, integrity and humor

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. surviving on my own terms

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. no historical person, but in mythology, Sisyphus

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