|Type:||fanwriter, fanartist, fanzine publisher|
|Fandoms:||Star Wars, Star Trek: TOS, Robin of Sherwood, Buckaroo Banzai|
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Carol Walske was a writer and zine artist and fanzine publisher. She often worked with Fern Marder. Walske passed away in 2004.
Walske and Marder were editors of The Cavalier, Dagger of the Mind, and Another Time, Another Place, and Arakenyo. Together they co-wrote Alkarin Warlord, Nu Ormenel Collected, Stormbrother and Threshold. Carol's art also appeared in many of the zines she co-wrote with Fern, most notably Nu Ormenel Collected, and she wrote Arakenyo as a gift to her co-editor.FanQ award and submitted the following bio to The Annual Fan Q Awards Nominations Booklet:
One fan remembers:"Carol Walske has been actively involved in Star Trek fandom since January 1974. She has contributed to many ST zines, writing fiction, some articles, and some poetry, and creating artwork and doing layout and design work. The major part of her work has been concentrated on the creation of the Nu Ormenel zines, one of the most developed Klingon universes. Her artwork has appeared in many 'zines and at conventions, and has included works inspired by Star Wars, Dracula, and M*A*S*H as well as Star Trek. Among the zines in which her work has appeared are INTERPHASE, MASIFORM D, ODYSSEY, THE OTHER SIDE OF PARADISE, PROBE,and TETRUMBRIANT. She with Fern Marder, has edited CAPTAIN UHURA and SOFT AMONG THE STARS. They have published DAGGER OF THE MIND as well as four volumes of NU ORMENEL COLLECTED. Co-editor of Favorite Fanzine Nomination.
I've been looking back at some of my old SW 'zines, the ones written in the 1980-1983 era when everyone was trying to write the ending of the first trilogy. My favorite has always been one by Fern Marder and Carol Walske, a writer/artist pair who were also responsible for my very favorite Klingons in their "Nu Ormenel" series (novels, short stories, songs, artwork, poetry, and a full-length alternate-Ormenel parody of Evita). They gave Klingons honor and culture and complexity way back before The Final Reflection or the films or the next generation or even the first ST movie even existed. And they wrote and illustrated the novel-length SW story Stormbrother, published in the media fanzine Guardian as the entirety of issue #5. 
In 2014, Carol's friend Fern Marder set up a memorial fanzine collection in her name at Texas A&M University. It can be found here.
A 2005 Interview with Fern Marder
front cover of Skywalker #1
front cover of Masiform D #6
front cover of The Perfect Object
inside art for Nu Ormenel Collected
front cover of Probe #10
front cover of Probe #12
front cover of Odyssey #4
back cover of Guardian #6
front cover of Dagger of the Mind
back cover of Dagger of the Mind
front cover of Threshold
cover of Alkarin Warlord
front cover of Thousandworlds Collected
back cover of Thousandworlds Collected
interior art Paradise