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Caroline Bock

Lecturer

Literature & Languages

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Academic Credentials

B.S. Syracuse University
MFA in Fiction The City College of New York

Teaching Areas

  • Creative Writing
  • Modern and Contemporary Literature
  • Composition Practice and Theory

Research Interests

  • Creative Writing Practice (fiction and drama)

Bio

Caroline Bock is the author of the young adult novels LIE and Before My Eyes (St. Martin’s Press)
and the short story collection Carry Her Home, which won the 2018 Fiction Award from the
Washington Writers’ Publishing House. Her work has been optioned for film and television. She
is the recipient of a 2018 Artists and Scholars grant from the Montgomery County Arts &
Humanities Council for her novel-in-progress. She will be the fiction editor of the new
anthology, This Is What America Looks Like, from the Washington Writers’ Publishing House,
which is scheduled for publication in early 2021. In addition, Ms. Bock spent twenty years as a
cable executive, including as the senior vice president of marketing and public relations at
Bravo, IFC and IFC Films. In 2013, she moved to the DC-area from New York, and in 2015, she
began teaching at Marymount University.
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