August 17th, 2016: Jack Bowman

Jack Bowman is a poet and practicing psychotherapist who currently resides in Altadena. Here’s the bio he has up on Goodreads: Jack was born to a workin' class family in southwestern Ohio, but soon moved to southern California where he lives today. Changes in subculture as well as the 'spirit of the times' affected his writing and philosophy. He graduated from California State Polytechnic University in Pomona in 1986 with a Bachelor of Arts in Behavioral Science. He graduated from Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena with a Master of Arts in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling in 1997. His work in the mental health field since 1984, as well as his own bizarre life experiences, figure prominently in his poetry, art, songs and prose. Jack is a licensed Psychotherapist in the Los Angeles area. He was widowed in 2004, he has a stepson Mathew from that marriage. He has remarried to poet America Solis and they have two sons. He has been a published poet since 1991. Has 12 books of his poetry available on Bowman