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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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August 02, 2014

Midsummer Night's Dream

Portland Actors Ensemble has brought the Bard to audiences for over 40 years. They will perform Midsummer Night's Dream as part of Marylhurst's S...

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August 16, 2014

Taming of the Shrew

The Original Practice Shakespeare Festival performs Taming of the Shrew much like actors at London's Globe Theater in Shakespeare's time. Bring a...

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August 23, 2014

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