Claire Bowman is a poet from Missouri. She earned a B.A. in English from Truman State University and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from the Michener Center for Writers. Her chapbook Dear Creatures was released from Sutra Press in the Fall of 2017. Her work can be found in Narrative Magazine, PANK, The Volta, The Chariton Review and elsewhere. She lives in Austin, Texas.