Caroline Kepnes

Caroline Kepnes is from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Her first novel You was translated into nineteen languages, shortlisted for a CWA New Blood Award, and made into a TV series airing on Lifetime. Her second novel Hidden Bodies is a sequel that Booklist describes as the love child of Holden Caulfield and Patrick Bateman. Her most recent novel is Providence. Caroline earned a BA in American Civilization at Brown University and worked as a pop culture journalist on Entertainment Weekly and a TV writer on 7th Heaven. She now writes full-time and lives in Los Angeles.

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Hidden Bodies


Author Revealed

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. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. The Road by Cormac McCarthy

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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