Caroline Harper New is a writer and visual artist from southwest Georgia. Her work searches for intimacy in the thorns of the Gulf Coast as she reckons with motherhood, ancestry, and natural disaster. This creative work is grounded an academic background in anthropology.

Her paintings have been featured in the Hulu series The First, commercials by the Leo Burnette Company, and solo exhibitions. Her poetry has been featured in American Poetry Review, Southern Humanities Review, PRISM International, and Ruminate, amongst others. She is currently on a Zell Fellowship at the University of Michigan and serving as the Dzanc Writer-in-Residence in Ann Arbor, MI.