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Caron Tate is a 2013 graduate of the USC Master of Professional Writing program, where she was the oldest person in her class. While at USC, her play Power Points won first place in the Writing for Stage and Screen Annual Competition, and a poem received an Honorable Mention in the Edward W. Moses poetry competition. In 2015, her short play, Whatever it Takes, was produced as part of the LA Fringe Play Festival, and in 2016, her short play Spellcheck was a finalist in Houston’s Fade to Black Festival.

Many years ago, Caron started her undergrad education at Howard University majoring in Voice. That degree was completed in English recently at the U of Illinois, Springfield where she won multiple scholarships and honors. Caron completed her time there as the number one student in the English Department.

Caron’s short fiction, poetry, and memoir have been in various publications and webzines including Adsum, DarkSky, Takahe in New Zealand, The Alchemist Review, Sigma Tau Delta Rectangle and The Washington Post.

Caron spent many years in the Washington/Baltimore area where she acted and sang— on stage, television, and film—and did runway and print modeling. While there, she also produced and appeared in her first full-length play, Bumps. Caron recently completed a children’s book associated with popular African American owned Los Angeles New Orleans cuisine restaurant Uncle Darrows. 

She is the proud Mom of a son and daughter-in-law who are both Psychiatric Social Workers for LA County and Gamma of two perfect Grandbabeeze.

LOCATION: Los Angeles, USA

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