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John Caruso

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Department of English Literature & Writing
jcaruso@marylhurst.edu

Education

MA, California State University, Chico
BA, University of California, Los Angeles

Classes Taught

Genre Writing: Short Stories
Survey of American Literature: Origins to Present
Native American Literature and Culture
Introduction to Cultural Studies
Colonial & Post-Colonial Literature
Science Fiction

Awards
Excellence in Academic Service & Teaching, Marylhurst University (2013)

About

A 19th-century Americanist and textual scholar by academic training, John Caruso has studied literature at UCLA, CSU Chico and University of Washington. As a fiction writer, his short stories have been published in a wide variety of print magazines and anthologies, including Shroud, Dark Discoveries and Harvest Hill, as well as at online e-zines such as Flash Fiction Offensive and Fires on the Plain. His crime novel entitled The Lawn Job is currently seeking a publisher while he works on a collection of interlinked western noir tales.

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May 01, 2014

Binford Writing Scholarship Application Deadline

Application deadline. The Binford Writing Scholarship is available for new students with a strong interest in writing. Preference given to commun...

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May 05, 2014

Scholarship application deadline for show:tell: A workshop for teen writers and artists

Scholarship applications due for June workshop for high school students (ages 14 to 18). Scholarships are awarded on needs basis. In the workshop,...

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May 08, 2014

Marylhurst Reading Series: Justin Hocking

Memoirist Justin Hocking will read from his debut memoir, The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld (Graywolf Press). His writing has appeared in T...

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