A-R International: Gail Bowen

Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing

Gail Bowen
Authors-Readers International

Gail Bowen is a Canadian playwright and writer of mystery novels.

Born in Toronto, Bowen was educated at the University of Toronto, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1964. She then studied at the University of Waterloo, where she received a master’s degree in 1975, and the University of Saskatchewan. She subsequently taught English and was associate professor of English at First Nations University of Canada before retiring from teaching. She currently lives in Regina.

Bowen’s mystery novels feature Joanne Kilbourn, a widowed mother, political analyst and university professor who finds herself occasionally involved in criminal investigations in various parts of Saskatchewan. Many have been adapted as Canadian television movies by Shaftesbury Films.

Several of her plays have been produced, including Dancing in Poppies, an adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, The Tree and an adaptation of Peter…

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