John Bowers


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John Bowers (born in 1928) is an American writer.

Bowers was born and raised in Johnson City, Tennessee, during the Great Depression and World War II era. He graduated from Science Hill High School in 1947 and from the University of Tennessee in 1952. From there, he attended the Handy Writers Colony in Marshall, Illinois, founded by Lowney Turner Handy and her husband, Harry Handy, ... more »

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  • I have every characteristic of a night person—a distaste for bosses, a hatred of the expected, an obsession with gaining an ultimately nonexistent freedom—every quality except one. I can't s...
    John Bowers (b. 1928), U.S. writer. In the Land of Nyx, ch. 1, p. 15, Anchor Press, Doubleday (1984).
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