masterful debut


Julie Maloney

Posted on September 23rd, by anna in reviews. Comments Off on Julie Maloney

HATTIE : A BEAUTIFUL DEBUT – A BEAUTIFUL VOICE What strikes me about HATTIE is the consistency of the strong, heartfelt voice of the narrator. Told in first person, intimacy links the page to the reader. We actually hear …


US Review of Books/Eric Hoffer Award

Posted on May 20th, by anna in reviews. Comments Off on US Review of Books/Eric Hoffer Award

Just about as perfect as a book can be, this grabs you from the first word and holds onto your heart right to the last, fateful word. Bowen has created a book that is so fully saturated in the voice


HATTIE receives Eric Hoffer Book Award in General Fiction

Posted on May 20th, by anna in awards. Comments Off on HATTIE receives Eric Hoffer Book Award in General Fiction

eric hoffer book award 2013I am honored by the accolades HATTIE  and I have received from the Eric Hoffer Book Awards. Not only did I win the First Horizon Award, and was a finalist for the Montaigne Medal, but HATTIE also made the Grand …



2013 First Horizon Award Winner “for superior work by debut authors”

Posted on April 17th, by anna in awards. Comments Off on 2013 First Horizon Award Winner “for superior work by debut authors”

Anna Bozena Bowen author  of HATTIE

The First Horizon Award is presented by the Eric Hoffer Award for books for superior works by debut authors.  I am honored and grateful to be so recognized as an author for my novel HATTIE.

http://www.hofferaward.com/HAFirstHorizon.html#.UW7_CZx7IYo



HATTIE is featured on the cover of Publishers Weekly

Posted on April 1st, by justin in news. Comments Off on HATTIE is featured on the cover of Publishers Weekly

pw2HATTIE was one of the independently published titles chosen for the cover of PW – March 25th issue. This is a wonderful recognition for being an indie author and for the process of independent publishing.…



HATTIE is featured on the cover of Publishers Weekly

Posted on April 1st, by justin in news. Comments Off on HATTIE is featured on the cover of Publishers Weekly

pw2HATTIE was one of the independently published titles chosen for the cover of PW – March 25th issue. This is a wonderful recognition for being an indie author and for the process of independent publishing.…



HATTIE named 2013 Montaigne Medal Finalist!

Posted on March 23rd, by anna in awards. Comments Off on HATTIE named 2013 Montaigne Medal Finalist!

Montaigne Medal FinalistI was surprised, thrilled, and honored to learn that HATTIE has been honored as a finalist for the Montaigne Medal. “Each year the Eric Hoffer award for books presents the Montaigne Medal to the most thought provoking title(s). These are …



HATTIE the novel Launch Party at Odyssey Books

Posted on November 27th, by gcaiadmin in news. Comments Off on HATTIE the novel Launch Party at Odyssey Books

I have always loved books, and when in my thirties I discovered my love for writing. I began to write poetry, and in time HATTIE the novel emerged. One of the places I found inspiration and encouragement was amidst the …