Caroline Kepnes

Caroline Kepnes is a native of Cape Cod and the author of many published short stories. She has also covered pop culture for Entertainment Weekly, Tiger Beat, E! Online, and Yahoo. And she has also written for television shows, including 7th Heaven and The Secret Life of the American Teenager. Her directorial debut short film Miles Away premiered at the Woods Hole Film Festival. Caroline is a Brown University graduate now residing in Los Angeles in the same building that the Hillside Strangler once called home. She spends a lot of time on Cape Cod.

Books by this Author

Hidden Bodies
Thrill Rides

Author Revealed

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Write when you want to but also write when you don't want to.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Now I'm paranoid!

Q. What were your previous occupations?

A. Journalist: Yahoo, E! Online, Entertainment Weekly, Tiger Beat; TV writer: The Secret Life of the American Teenager, 7th Heaven; Assistant, Mammalogy Department at the American Museum of Natural History Author: Classic Storytellers: Stephen Crane SAT Tutor, Ticket Agent Hy-Line Cruises, Bookstore clerk

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