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Carol Ann Sima

Carol Ann Sima

Carol Ann Sima (born 1956) is an American surrealist writer.[1]


Carol Ann Sima was born in New York. She is a grade school language arts teacher in New York.[1]

Sima's first novel, Jane's bad hare day (1995), tells the story of a divorced New Yorker woman, Jane Samuels, who achieves clairvoyant insight into her future after being assaulted by a six-foot hare.[2] Her second novel, The mermaid that came between them (2001) tells the story of an author, Jacob Koleman, and his son, Mac, who both fall in love with a mermaid, Claritha, who is facing menopause and looking for someone to fertilize her last golden egg.[3]


  • Jane's bad hare day: a novel. Normal, Illinois: Dalkey Archive Press, 1995.
  • The mermaid that came between them. Minneapolis: Coffee House Press, 2001.


  1. Sima, Carol Ann, Accessed December 19, 2020.
  2. Mark Amerika, Review of Carol Ann Sima's Jane's Bad Hare Day, Philadelphia Inquirer. Accessed December 19, 2020.
  3. Amy Rea, Review of The Mermaid who Came Between Them, Foreword Reviews, September / October 2002. Accessed December 19, 2020.

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