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Jan Bowman Featured at Author’s Salon June 27, 2017

I will be reading at the Author’s Salon at Howard County Central Library on Tuesday, June 27, 2017. I was invited as the featured reader as part of Columbia’s 50th Anniversary Celebration. I will read from my story collection, Flight Path & Other Stories and some brief passages from new work. Followed by a Q & A and a book signing. Would love to see you there. Come and bring your friends. Here is a link. http://hclibrary.org/classes-events/author-salon-jan-bowman/

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News for June 2017

Hello Writer Friends, June 4, 2017
Wanted to let you know that I will be a featured presentation as part of Columbia’s 50th Anniversary Celebration and will be talking about the connections between community, writing, and the way kindness helps us all.

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Entry 243 – WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING: Flight Path & Other Stories by Jan Bowman

WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT – FLIGHT PATH & OTHER STORIES by Jan Bowman

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My New Story is a Tampa Review Danahy Fiction Prize Finalist. June 2016

I am pleased to announce that one of my new stories was a finalist for the Tampa Review Danahy Fiction Prize, selected by the editors of the Tampa Review. Here is a list with the winner and finalists. Announcing the winner and finalists of the Danahy Fiction Prize. Published: Jun 15, 2016

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Flight Path & Other Stories: BOOK LAUNCH Aboard the Regal Princess

What better way to launch my new book, Flight Path & Other Stories than aboard a beautiful Regal Princess cruise ship on March 1, 2016! Order it today: http://eveningstreetpress.com/jan-bowman.html
Email: janbowmanwriter@gmail.com

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Entry 242 – Margaret Mackinnon on Poetry’s Connections Between Obscurity & Mystery

Virginia Poet Margaret Mackinnon, winner of the 2014 Library of Virginia Poetry Award and the 2011 GERALD CABLE BOOK AWARD for THE INVENTED CHILD, talks with Jan Bowman about connecting the lines between the obscure and the mysterious.

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Entry 241 – Linda Trice – on Kenya’s Art, Kenya’s Word – AND Are Agents Necessary?

Linda Trice talks about her third and newest picture book in the series for ages 4-8, Kenya’s Art (Charlesbridge Publishing) now available from all booksellers as of TUESDAY JANUARY 12, 2016. And she describes her experiences working with and without an agent.

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CUTBANK (online) Review of Flight Path & Other Stories

Now Available Online: CUTBANK’s review by Sarah Katz for my story collection, Flight Path & Other Stories. http://www.cutbankonline.org/cutbank-literary-magazine-2/2015/11/cutbank-reviews-flight-path-other-stories-by-jan-bowman

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Publication Status of Flight Path & Other Stories

Flight Path & Other Stories now available for immediate shipment. Order online from Evening Street Press.
http://eveningstreetpress.com/jan-bowman.html
Soon available on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, & GoogleBooks. Want to review it? email: janbowmanwriter@gmail.com Thanks for waiting.

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Entry 240 – Laura Shovan – on Poetry, Pitch Wars, Book Vines & A Thousand Poets for Change Conference in Salerno, Italy

Laura Shovan is poetry editor for Little Patuxent Review. Her newest book The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary, her novel-in-verse for children, debuts in April 2016 (Wendy Lamb Books/Random House).

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