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I am a poet and fiction/creative non-fiction writer from LA (Lower Alabama!) I also enjoy photography and writing poetry about my photographs. I've been writing for about 10 years, but have more recently discovered my love of poetry in April of this year.

Certified Dyslexia Specialist by day
Writer by heart

Jo Bower, 67, is a lifelong activist and writer, ever passionate about the natural world, healing through authentic human connections, the New England coast and the mountains and rivers of Vermont. Jo graduated in 1976 from Kalamazoo College (MI) and earned her MSW from Boston University School of Social Work in 1985. She has received numerous recognitions and awards for her work in disability rights and organizational change. Jo recently moved to Vermont to dedicate herself to writing full-time and camping throughout the Green Mountains. She lives in East Montpelier with her partner and pesky cat June Bug. Jo’s other hobbies include knitting and engaging in community advocacy. Find me on FB: (20+) Jo Bower | Facebook

Neurodiverse. Not allowed to complete 9th Grade.
Studied poetical composition at college level by invitation of Stephen Dunn, who subsequently received Pulitzer In Poetry for Year 2000