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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kristy Bowen  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Poetry

Audience: Adult;


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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

Selected Titles At Your Library

Girl show /
ISBN: 1937854930. OCLC Number:

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The shared properties of water and stars /
ISBN: 0988805197. OCLC Number:

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In the bird museum /
ISBN: 0615256864. OCLC Number:

Dusie Press Books,. Zürich, Switzerland :. 2008.

Feign /
ISBN: 0979150124. OCLC Number:

New Michigan Press,. Grand Rapids, Mich. :. ©2006.

The fever almanac :
ISBN: 097780349X. OCLC Number:

Ghost Road Press,. Denver, Colo. :. ©2006.

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