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Rock, Joanne T.

ROCK, Joanne T.


PERSONAL: Born in Albany, NY; daughter of Cornelius and Louise (Newkirk) Goes; married Dean Rock (an entrepreneur), July 30, 1994; children: Taylor, Camden, Maxim. Education: College of St. Rose, B.A., 1991; University of Louisville, M.A., 1994.


ADDRESSES: Agent—Pamela Hopkins, Hopkins Literary Associates, 2117 Buffalo Rd., Rochester, NY 14624. E-mail—[email protected]


CAREER: Writer.


MEMBER: Romance Writers of America.


AWARDS, HONORS: Golden Heart Award, Romance Writers of America, 2001, for Learning Curves.


WRITINGS:


ROMANCE NOVELS


Learning Curves, Harlequin (New York, NY), 2002.

Silk, Lace, and Videotape, Harlequin (New York, NY), 2002.

In Hot Pursuit, Harlequin (New York, NY), 2002.

Wild and Willing, Harlequin (New York, NY), 2002.

Tall, Dark, and Daring, Harlequin (New York, NY), 2002.

Revealed, Harlequin (New York, NY), 2003.


Contributor to magazines and newspapers, including Anais: International Journal and Shreveport Times.


WORK IN PROGRESS: "Single in South Beach," a series of novels for Harlequin; research on medieval history.


SIDELIGHTS: Joanne T. Rock told CA: "After obtaining my master of arts degree in English and studying women's life writing, I became interested in women's fiction and romance as a fiction for women and largely by women. Currently I'm interested in the fiction writing process as well as why women are drawn to write their stories and what makes a story distinctly feminine."

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