Chuck Caruso- Bio

Chuck Caruso

Adjunct Professor, English

Classes Taught

Academic Writing: Research Paper
Expository Writing & Argumentation
Writing Seminar 1: Genre Writing


An author of genre fiction including crime, horror, and dark westerns, Chuck Caruso has published short fiction extensively online and in a variety of print magazines and anthologies. His work has been mentioned on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and his story “They’ll Call Me Whistlin’ Pete” was selected for inclusion in Kwik Krimes, Otto Penzler’s best-of-the-web crime anthology. Chuck’s debut novel, The Lawn Job is a neo-noir thriller set in contemporary Portland. It will be published in the U.K. this summer and available in the U.S. by the end of 2017.