Jan Bowman

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About me

Gender Female
Industry Arts
Occupation Writer
Location Maryland, United States
Introduction Jan's short story, "Mermaids"won the 2012 Roanoke Review Fiction Contest; other work has received nominations for Pushcart Prize, and Best American Short Stories and one was a 2011 finalist in the So-To-Speak contest. Publications include stories in Big Muddy, Broadkill Review, Third Wednesday, Minimus, Buffalo Spree, Folio, The Potomac Review, Musings, Potato Eyes, an Anthology and others.
Interests Writing, Reading, Blogging, Travel, Environmental Issues, Gardening, Eastern Blue Birds, Learning New Things, Teaching/Sharing Ideas. Working with adult memoir classes.
Favorite Movies Recent: Poetry, Midnight in Paris, The Iron Lady, War Horse
Favorite Music Choices change often, depending on what I'm writing. Fond of Jazz: John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Johnny Hartman. Classical: Bartok, Mozart, Beethoven. Also Basics like: Gershwin, Philip Glass; Aretha Franklin, Enya, Esperanza Spaulding, Sarah Brightman, etc.
Favorite Books Too Many To List: See Blog & Website www.janbowmanwriter.com

What's one of my favorite quotes? "Writers are as hopeful as orphans on parents day!"