Caroline Taylor is a novelist and short-story writer who grew up in the mountain west and traveled widely, including a brief stint in the Foreign Service. A former publications manager and editor of Humanities magazine, she is the author of six mystery novels, What Are Friends For? Jewelry from a Grave, Loose Ends, The Typist, Death in Delmarva, which was a finalist for the 2016 FREDDIE award, and Beautiful in Death. Her nonfiction book, Publishing the Nonprofit Annual Report: Tips, Traps, and Tricks of the Trade, won an APEX award for writing excellence. A collection of short stories, Enough! Thirty Stories of Fielding Life’s Little Curve Balls, features many of the stories that she has had published over the years.
During her career as a publications manager, she received 38 awards for editorial and design excellence for publications and videos produced for the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, World Wildlife Fund, Greenpeace, BoardSource, and the Aeras Foundation.
She is a member of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime.