Brenda Bowen is a published writer of numerous non-fiction and fiction works in literature. Born in Sacramento, California. Her first work of fiction was a poetry chapbook, Riverwalker, published in September 2012 by award-winning Folded Word Press. Riverwalker is an introspectively shared life spent along the American River Watershed and the Southwest corners of New Mexico and Arizona. Brenda received her M.A. in English from Eastern New Mexico University and her B.A. in English from Texas Tech University as well as UCLA post graduate study in creative writing. She is currently working on a novel, short plays, full length plays, screenplays, and poetry. Additional interests include artwork in mediums in oil painting, watercolor, and pastel.