April Joy Bowden is a graduate of Virginia State University. She has worked as a photographer for the past sixteen years.
As a child and young adult, April wrote many poems, short stories and comics. She has always known that becoming a published author was on her ‘to do” list. In 2010, “HIGH-On Love & Addiction” was released. “The Other Side of Joy” was released in 2012.
Combining her love for the arts and entertaining, April has spent the past few years planning events. Most recently, she has hosted several multi-author book signings using “out of the box” ideas and locations.
“The Other Side of Joy” is a collection of poems that deal with the emotions and passionate moments we experience in relationships; joy, pain, intimacy and ecstasy. You will find rules for dealing with each emotion. Each poem will allow you to laugh, cry, feel or wonder just how one can live with or without joy in their life. Do you remember your first kiss? Do you remember your first love? A special place that always makes you feel good? Can you recall having your heart broken? Or how you felt when you had to tell someone goodbye? Take this journey to reminisce on past or current relationships through poetry.
**Excerpt from Literary Wonders “The Author’s Hideaway”
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Introducing “Coach Kerri’s Summer Series” Enjoy a 60 min interview w/FEATURED guests in the LGBTQI community including writers, life coaches, authors, movie producers, erotic poets and much more! 7/2: Author, April Joy Bowden April was raised in Richmond, Virginia. She is a graduate of Virginia State University. She is a member of The National Society of Pershing Angels and Sigma Theta Lambda Literary Sorority. April has worked as a photographer for almost sixteen years. She has coordinated literary events such as “The WRITE Stuff” (an informal writing workshop) and “Books at the Bakery” (a multi author book signing). April is currently writing a blog called “Pen & Pavement” that she hopes to have published on a national women’s running website. April can be found at her website, www.apriljoybowden.com Facebook: Author April Joy Bowden Twitter: @ author_apriljoy
This was a great chat. The phone lines were buzzing and I couldn’t have asked for a better place to conduct this interview. My backdrop was a perfect serenity as I answered questions and engaged the audience from the balcony of my beachfront hotel balcony.
To find out more about Coach Kerri, please visit her website at www.kerrirsmith.com