Monday, December 6, 2010

Biography Caroline Gerardo


Friends and family call Caroline Gerardo C.G. She was born Cincinnati Ohio.

C.G.’s father was a Portuguese and Cree Nation a PHD Nuclear Physicist. He married an Irish Catholic girl he met in Philadelphia. Her father worked on heat shields, bomb projects and had the family of five children moving about every year. Her mother, Annmarie wanted to be an opera star, but she settled upon teaching to supplement the family income.

Before she was nine, she lived in Boston, Indianapolis, Philadelphia and Radnor. The family moved to West Covina California in 1970. She worked to pay to attend Bishop Amat High School. Caroline worked since age fourteen. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with dual degrees in Literature and Fine Art from Scripps College and an MFA from Claremont Graduate School.

C. G. worked for Great Western then merged to Washington Mutual Bank for twenty years up to Senior Vice President of the mortgage banking operation.
She's written four novels, published two, Toxic Assets and The Lucky Boy. Short stories and poetry in 30 magazines To name a few:
Sleet, One Stop Poetry, Narrative, The River Styx, Mid Western Gothic, Olentangy Review

She has two wonderful children Blair and Carson.
Caroline sold her house in Laguna Niguel and moved off grid to ranch in 2016.
She has dogs, chickens, turtles a cat and an organic garden

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