Paige Bowers is the author of THE GENERAL’S NIECE: The Little-Known de Gaulle Who Fought to Free Occupied France. For the past few years, she has been working closely with Hidden Figure Raye Montague’s son, David, on the story of how his mother engineered her way out of the Jim Crow South to become the first person to draft a Naval ship design by computer. That book, OVERNIGHT CODE: The Life of Raye Montague, the Woman Who Revolutionized Naval Engineering, was published by Lawrence Hill Books on January 12, 2021. Since then, it has been featured on Good Morning America, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, NAVSEA.mil, Library Journal, BookTrib.com, and other media outlets. Goodreads called it of most anticipated new biographies in Spring 2021, while ElectricLiterature.com included it in a roundup of books about women trailblazers in male-dominated fields.
Paige is a nationally published news and features writer whose work has appeared in TIME, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, People, Allure, Thomson Reuters, Glamour, Pregnancy, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Magazine and Palm Beach Illustrated. Paige lives in the Atlanta area with her husband, daughter and a Yellow Lab who believes he is a lap dog. She is represented by Jane Dystel of Dystel, Goderich & Bourret, L.L.C.