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June 29, 2019

In a review article featuring new titles by Brian Evenson and the creator of Netflix’s cult animation series “BoJack Horseman," Bob Waksberg, NYT reviewer and author Scott Bradfield says Fowler's work offers a "bright and affectionate vision of mystical worlds" and "gr...

July 29, 2017

As an author of poetry, plays for theatre, short stories, novels, audio plays, screenplays, experimental work, and librettos, I’ve given a lot of thought recently to the art of adaptation--particularly from one form to another, but also from one genre to another. It ma...

July 30, 2016

I’m always excited to see new people play with Magical Realism as a genre, which differs from fantasy and other speculative genres in that Magical Realism, what I call MR for short, is really a fusion between literary fiction and one element of fantasy, magic, or suspe...

May 1, 2016

BEAUTIFUL APE GIRL BABY, pre-order your copy now



May 1st at Connotation Press, Heather is the Fiction Feature-- talking with Meg Tuite about the new book and magical realism, with added video from an AWP 2016 M...

March 27, 2016

 Pop by and read a conversation between Heather Fowler and Kristina Marie Darling about poetry, art, women, collaboration, and much more.  



August 18, 2015

Jon Forshee, composer for my opera libretto BLOOD. HUNGER. CHILD., currently works to convert scent into sound with his recent compositional efforts. He shared his newest research with me last night (see the work station below)--the process of selecting scents to conve...

August 12, 2015


Going to AWP?  If so, drop by Heather's reading panel with the below talented authors.  Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Gold Salon 4 in the JW Marriott in Los Angeles.






December 22, 2014

Drop in for an interview about Heather Fowler's poetic, released December 2014:


"I have involuntary rituals—such as writing my way through or out of painful situations and then often being terrified that I will need to re-traumatize myself again and again by publishing...

October 22, 2014 Bare Bulbs Swinging is a full-length collaborative poetry collection that won the Artistically Declined innaugural TWIN ANTLERS PRIZE FOR COLLABORATIVE POETRY.  Here's a sneak-peek at the cover.  

October 1, 2014


Heather was delighted to speak on KPBS Radio Midday Edition on September 25th with Maureen Cavanaugh and San Diego City Librarian Jennifer Geran about censorship and Banned Books week.  Drop in here to hear the recorded broadcast.


She also participated in the library...

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Best of American Poetry blog post Heather Fowler in conversation with Kristina Marie Darling

March 27, 2016

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