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On October 5, 2013, Mallory was invited to be keynote speaker by Tucson's Historic Preservation Foundation, a celebration of mid-century modernism in art and architecture. Because she was a Pan Am airline hostess in the 60s, Mallory was asked to speak about how this propelled her into becoming a supermodel, an actress, an author, a critic and a teacher. On October 16, 2013, she was asked to speak at the Elkin's Park Library about her memoir PICASSO'S GHOST. On January 13, 2013, she has been asked to speak at the Lower Providence Library about PICASSO'S GHOST.

On November 23, 3013, Richard Curtis Publishing published Mallory's memoir MY FRIENDSHIP WITH KURT VONNEGUT AND JOSEPH HELLER.

Carole Mallory is a journalist, actress, teacher and movie critic. In addition to her memoirs PICASSO'S GHOST, LOVING MAILER, and her novel, FLASH, Mallory has written profiles on Vonnegut, Heller, Jong, McInerney, Vidal, Baryshnikov, and Dudley Moore for ESQUIRE, PARADE, ELLE, LA MAGAZINE, PLAYBOY, THE HUFFINGTON POST and THE WRAP.COM

As a supermodel, her face graced the covers of COSMOPOLITAN, NEWSWEEK, ESQUIRE, G.Q., and NEW YORK MAGAZINE . Mallory's acting credits include LOOKING FOR MR. GOODBAR and STEPFORD WIVES, portraying one of the wives. She also performed in television movies and sit-coms. Her acting resume is available under the acting page of this website as well as the Internet Movie Database. (IMDb)

After graduating from Pennsylvania State University, Mallory attended Temple's Tyler School of Art for her Masters, briefly taught art, then flew to Europe, Africa and Asia as a flight attendant for Pan Am. Eventually she studied creative writing at U.C.L.A. and with Margaret Atwood and Gordon Lish at Columbia University.

When her story of overcoming alcoholism was the cover story of PARADE MAGAZINE, Mallory was asked to speak at her alma mater, Pennsylvania State University, for a D.U.I. convention of mothers who had lost children to drunk drivers.

In 2008, for her Norman Mailer archive Mallory had offers from the University of Texas, the New York Public Library and Harvard University.She chose to sell her archive to Harvard University as a result of their expressed respect for the value of the material.

In 2010, NORMAN MAILER:THE AMERICAN, a documentary from Eraser Films directed by Joe Mantegna premiered at the Boston Film Festival. It featured interviews with Mallory based on her memoir, LOVING MAILER.

On 3/30/2011, Manhattan's Gerson Cultural Center, created by Eleanor Roosevelt, asked her to speak about how her memoir relates to Mailer's writings.

In the fall of 2011, THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER assigned Mallory to review "And So It Goes" biography of Kurt Vonnegut by Charles Shields.

In 2011 and 2012, Mallory taught memoir at Cheltenham Adult School and returned in 2013. In the spring of 2012, Mallory taught memoir Widener University. In 2012 and 2013 Rosemont College asked her to teach creative writing.

Since 2014 Mallory has reviewed movies for The Huffington Post. Currently, Mallory is performing an interactive lecture called "From Hometown to Hollywood and Back Again" (The Return of the Stepford Wife) with her ten lb Maltese whom she accompanies to Retirement Communities and talks to residents about her life and having transformed herself from having been an object to becoming focused on trying to empower others with a will to live.
On July 4, 2018, Mallory spoke at Rosetree Place

On July 5, 2018  Atria Woodbridge Place Phoenixville

On July 10,2018 St. Mary's Lansdale

On July 11,2018 Heatherwood Honeybrooke

On July 12, 2018 Presbyterian Village, Lafayette Hill

On July 17, 2018 Echo Lake Malvern

On July 24, 2018 Bellingham West Chester

On Aug 6   2018 Brightview Norristown

On Aug 7,2018  Brandywine Senior Living Norriistown

On Aug 9,2018  Peter Becker Harleysville

On Aug 12,2018 Symphony Space Bala Cynwd

On Aug 20,2018 Devon Manor Devepm

On Aug 24,2018 Arbour Square Harleysville

On Aug 27,2018 Plush Wallingford

On Sept 9, 2018 Saratoga Court Pottstown

On Oct 8, 2018 Solana Doylestown

On Oct 15 2018 Juniper Village Bensaleum

On Nov 2,2018  Juniper Village

On Jan.16,2019 Brandycare Kennett Square

On Mar 8,2019 Cathedral Village