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John Bowers – Fiction and Nonfiction writer, Editor, Journalist.
Raised in Johnson City, Tennessee, John Bowers has lived in New York since 1962. His latest novel is LOVE IN TENNESSEE, published by Red Hen Press in 2009. His other books include the critically acclaimed THE COLONY (E.P. Dutton and recently republished by IUniverse.com.) It was followed by NO MORE REUNIONS (E.P.Dutton), THE GOLDEN BOWERS (a collection of articles, Tower), HELENE (Ballantine), IN THE LAND OF NYX, NIGHT AND ITS INHABITANTS (Doubleday), STONEWALL JACKSON: PORTRAIT OF A SOLDIER (Morrow), and CHICKAMAUGA and CHATTANOOGA: THE BATTLES THAT DOOMED THE CONFEDERCY (Harper/Collins.) He has just completed a novel called LIVE GIRLS DANCING, and is writing a memoir of his service in Korea. His play, REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PRESENT, has been produced twice Off-Broadway. Bowers has been published in over 200 magazines, including the NEW YORK TIMES, PLAYBOY, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, NEW YORK, COSMOPOLITAN, and HARPERS. He has been a magazine editor as well as a creator of a few. For over two decades he has been an Associate Professor in the Writing Program at Columbia University.
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