L. A. Bowen is a writer and artist, among other things. In addition to creating works of fiction and creative non-fiction, she designs children's books and plays in the band Parade Chic.

Bowen was born in Buffalo, New York. She attended the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, England where she studied Drawing & Photography from ‘05-’06, and the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she graduated with a BFA in Fine Art & Photography in 2008.

Laura lives with her husband and frequent collaborator, Colin Griffin, in Buffalo.


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b. 1986
Lives and works in Buffalo, New York

05-06' University of Central Lancashire, England, studied Photography & Drawing
2008 State University of New York at Buffalo, BFA Fine Art & Photography

Publications (recent)
2018 The See-Through, short fiction (published in Smirk Magazine, Fall 2018 edition)
2019 Neon Barbie, short fiction (forthcoming in Peach Mag, July 9th feature)

* see Bibliography for a complete list of short work / writing samples

2018 One Too Many Lies, hi-lo YA verse novel (West44 Books)
2019 Power Coders: Huey’s GUI, middle grade graphic novel (PowerKids Press)
2019 Power Coders: The Missing Programmer, middle grade graphic novel (PowerKids Press)
2019 Hanging Out With G.G., 650L (forthcoming, Rosen Classroom)
2019 Unplugged, 650L (forthcoming, Rosen Classroom)
2019 The Mysterious VonPieres, 800L (forthcoming, Rosen Classroom)
2019 If You Should Happen to Inherit a Parrot, 800L (forthcoming, Rosen Classroom)