Daniel Bowman Jr. is the author of A Plum Tree in Leatherstocking Country (VAC Press, 2012).
His poems and essays have appeared in The Adirondack Review, American Poetry Journal, Art House America, The Bitter Oleander, Books and Culture, Main Street Rag, The Midwest Quarterly, The Northern Agrarian, The Other Journal, Redactions: Poetry & Poetics, Rio Grande Review, Rock & Sling, and Seneca Review, and internationally in Cha: An Asian Literary Journal (Hong Kong), Istanbul Literary Review (Turkey), Pyrta (India), and others. He recently completed his first novel, Beggars in Heaven.
Born in Dover, Delaware, he was raised in Mohawk, New York, where he attended Gregory B. Jarvis High School. He holds degrees from Roberts Wesleyan College (BA, English / Secondary Education), the University of Cincinnati (MA, Comparative Literature), and Seattle Pacific University (MFA, Creative Writing).
He lives in central Indiana with his wife Beth and their two children, and teaches at Taylor University.