Carol J. Bova

Carol J. Bova had careers in business and nonprofit administration in New York and California before she found a new lifestyle as a writer in Mathews.

She has published two novels, Chestnut Springs and Breaking the Eighth. After working on the steering committee for the EPA-approved Water Quality Improvement Plan for the Piankatank River and Milford Haven, she wrote her nonfiction book, Drowning a County: When Urban Myths Destroy Rural Drainage. In California, she published a popular online magazine, The Eclectic Lapidary. Treasurer and Past President of the Chesapeake Bay Writers, Carol writes for, her blog, and currently edits Chesapeake Style magazine.

She provides genealogy research for a small client list and shares her desk with William, her Maine Coon/buff tabby.