Kristy Bowen

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General Information

Name: Kristy Bowen

Pen Name: None

Genres: Poetry





Illinois Connection

Bowen was raised in Northern Illinois. She lives in Chicago and holds an MFA in Poetry from Columbia College and an MA in Literature from DePaul University.

Biographical and Professional Information

A writer and visual artist, Kristy Bowen is the author of several books, chapbooks, and zines, including the longer projects GIRL SHOW, THE SHARED PROPERTIES OF WATER AND STARS, IN THE BIRD MUSEUM, and THE FEVER ALMANAC. She lives in Chicago, where she runs DANCING GIRL PRESS & STUDIO, which creates a variety of open and limited edition books, art, and paper goods.

Published Works

  • Major Characters in Minor Films, Sundress Publications, coming in 2015
  • Girl Show, Black Lawrence Press, 2014
  • the shared properties of water and stars, Noctuary Press, 2013
  • in the bird museum, Dusie Press, 2009
  • Feign, New Michigan Press, 2006
  • The Fever Almanac, Ghost Road Press, 2006

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Girl Show

ISBN: 1937854930
Release Date: 2014-02-01

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the shared properties of water and stars

ISBN: 0988805197
Release Date: 2013-08-15

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In the Bird Museum

ISBN: 0615256864
Release Date: 2008-11-01

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ISBN: 0979150124
Release Date: 2006

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The Fever Almanac

ISBN: 097780349X
Release Date: 2006-11-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Kristy Bowen on WorldCat

Kristy Bowen on Amazon


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