Katie Bowler is the author of State Street (Bull City Press 2009), and her poetry and prose have appeared in literary journals including Folio, Limestone, The South Dakota Review, Louisiana Literature, and The Arkansas Review: A Journal of Delta Studies. Bowler is also a features and op-ed writer and has published work on the arts and culture in The Raleigh News & Observer, The Times-Picayune, ArtSee magazine, Alternative Health, New Orleans Magazine and other publications. Bowler has earned numerous awards as a writer, including two honors as a Louisiana Scholar at the Words & Music annual conference hosted by the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society, recognition as a finalist for the Marble Faun Poetry Prize and awards from the New Orleans Press Club. She is featured in the Louisiana State Archive’s 40 Days and 40 Nights Collection, which documents the rebuilding of Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina through the eyes of Louisiana artisans. Bowler earned her MFA in creative writing from Warren Wilson College, where she was the Lisel Mueller Scholar and a Friends of Writers Scholar. She is the director of global relations for UNC Global at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Books: State Street, published 2009.