Rob Bowman moved to California five years ago from Denver, his longtime home and setting forhis currently in-progress novel. His fiction has appeared in The Coachella Review, The Donnybrook Writing Academy, and the upcoming Palm Springs Noir from Akashic Books. His other credits include Modern in Denver, Book and Film Globe, and others. He has been awarded the Barbara Seranella Award, a grant for emerging writers of “great promise.” He has also been awarded a Keep Arts Alive grant from the California Desert Arts Council for his nonfiction work. He is in the University of California Riverside Palm Desert MFA program.