Sylvia Bowersox

Sylvia Bowersox served in the U.S. Army as a broadcast journalist. She served three tours of duty in Iraq.  Her work has appeared in the journal 0-Dark-Thirty, The Chico News and Review, The Synthesis, Tethered by Letters, and The Washington Post and has received multiple Pushcart Prize nominations. Her chapbook “Triggers, published by Jerkpoet Press, and her master’s thesis, “Catherine Talbot’s Two Days in Iraq,” blend prose and poetry to express the savage and poignant extremities with which she and her fellow soldiers coped.” Following graduation, Sylvia “entered the Veteran’s Writing Project in Los Angeles offered by the Writers Guild Foundation, where she had the opportunity to collaborate with film and TV writers to work on her writing and explore ways it could be adapted to the screen.”  She is currently pursuing an MFA at the University of New Orleans.

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Pushcart (CNF) 2016*

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