Illinois Authors

The Illinois Center for the Book banner

Kristy Bowen

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: 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.

Biography: 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.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Poetry

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Kristy Bowen on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Feign /
ISBN: 0979150124 OCLC: 122931779

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

Girl show /
ISBN: 1937854930 OCLC: 833301665

In the bird museum /
ISBN: 0615256864 OCLC: 317674294

Dusie Press Books, Zürich, Switzerland : 2008.

Major characters in minor films
ISBN: 9781939675194 OCLC: 904410244

Sundress Publications, Knoxville, TN : 2015.

The fever almanac :
ISBN: 097780349X OCLC: 122308870

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

  The shared properties of water and stars /
ISBN: 0988805197 OCLC: 866619298