“Paige Bowers is an emerging talent in narrative nonfiction/history, an intellectually curious reporter who has the ability to tell rich, well-researched stories about some of history’s most fascinating people and events.” —Aminda Marques Gonzalez, executive editor of Miami Herald, member of the Pulitzer Prize Board, and former Miami bureau chief of People
Paige Bowers is the author of THE GENERAL’S NIECE: The Little Known de Gaulle Who Fought to Free Occupied France. Her book was published by Chicago Review Press. She is currently at work on a biography of Raye J. Montague, the trailblazing African-American female engineer who was the first person to draft a Naval warship design by computer.
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, AirTran Airways’ Go, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Magazine and Palm Beach Illustrated.
A lifelong Francophile, Paige earned a master’s degree in Modern European history from Louisiana State University in 2012, and has taught French history classes for LSU Continuing Education. She is represented by Jane Dystel of Dystel, Goderich & Bourret, L.L.C.
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