David Bowles was born in 1970 in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, but has lived the majority of his life in South Carolina and the Río Grande Valley of south Texas, where he presently resides with his wife and children. Since 1994 he has worked in public education, as a teacher, administrator and university professor. A writer of young adult fiction, Latino-themed magical realism and politically speculative science fiction, Bowles has launched his D'Angelo Chronicles through VAO Publishing, a division of Valley Artistic Outreach. In the spring of 2011, Absey & Co. will be publishing a collection of YA short stories the author collaborated with his wife, Angélica Maldonado, to create.
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Along the River: An Anthology of Voices from the Rio Grande Valley
by David Bowles
These unique voices combine in a harmony of Mexican and American, of magical and ordinary, of tragedy and triumph. From established writers to emerging talents, the contributors to this volume represent the depth and beauty of a community that is just beginning to make itself heard. Featuring the short story "The Time About the Dog" by Álvaro Rodríguez, co-screenwriter of Machete and Shorts.
The Blue-Spangled Blue
by David Bowles
Once the center of human expansion into distant space, Jitsu was isolated for the better part of a century. Professor Brando D’Angelo accepts a teaching position on the theocratic planet, drawn by the promise of a new life. But his relationship with architect Tenshi Kuroda, leader of a religious reform movement, will thrust him into a terrifying power struggle that will change his life forever.
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