Upcoming Appearances


July 17th 2013: The Wonderous Charlotte Robinson on Huffington Post interviews me about DUST DEVIL ON A QUIET STREET and much else (and am I ever grateful to her and to Dennis Alves for introducing us):


Not exactly a live appearance – but my novel DUST DEVIL ON A QUIET STREET is a Goodreads give-away. If you’re a Goodreader just hit the address below and put your name in for a chance to win a copy.


SUNDAY, APRIL 28 at 3:00 pm


I will be reading with Steve Berman, Tom Cardamone and Sam J. Miller

27 Orchard St., New York, New York 10002



Reading at KGB Bar – April 17th at 7pm. Alaya Dawn Johnson  and I will be reading at KGB at 85 East Fourth Street in the Speculative Fiction Series hosted by Ellen Datlow and Matt Kressel.

WBAI – Hour of the Wolf – Wed Night/Thursday Morning 1:30-3;AM. Host Jim Freund and I will gossip and chortle. Also I will read from my new Fairy Tale collection, “The Queen, the Cambion and Seven Others” and from my 1999 Lambda Award novel, “Minions of the Moon,” now reissued with a new story offered in print and for the first time available electronically.

Reading at KGB Bar – April 17th at 7pm. Alaya Dawn Johnson  and I will be reading at KGB on East Fourth Street in the Speculative Fiction Series hosted by Ellen Datlow and Matt Kressel. Posted on March 1, 2013 by Rick Bowes

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Jon Armstrong allows me to talk about stuff on his “If You’re Just Joining Us” podcast.


BLUE STOCKING BOOKS – JANUARY 7, 2013 w/Sam J. Miller, Delia Sherman and Ellen Kushner and Carmen Maria Machado, Val Howlett and me!


Brooklyn Book Festival Panel

Sunday September 23, 2012
05:00 pm 
Tags: Event

Beyond Earth
From alternate histories to entire universes these writers create intricate worlds for their readers to explore. Naomi Novik (Temeraire series), N.K. Jemisin (the Inheritance Trilogy), Rick Bowes (From the Files of the Time Rangers), and Catherynne M. Valente (The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making) will read brief selections from their work and discuss the art of world-building in fantasy writing and beyond. Moderated by Noreen Tomassi (The Center for Fiction). 

The event will take place at Brooklyn Borough Hall at 209 Joralemon Street

For more information, please visit their website

I will be reading with Carlos Hernandez
The SoHo Gallery for Digital Art
138 Sullivan Street  (between Houston & Prince St.)

(see travel info below)

Carlos Hernandez features his Cuban roots in his writing, except when he doesn’t. You
can find his fiction in places like Bewere the Night, You Don’t Have a Clue, Interfictions II,
Interzone, Futurismic, and Fiction International, but if your karma is good, his work will find
you.  By day, Carlos is a CUNY professor of English.  He is also lead writer for Meriwether,
a computer role-playing game chronicling the Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Richard Bowes lives in Manhattan and has published five novels, two collections and sixty
stories. His mosaic novel Dust Devil on a Quiet Street will be published in 2013 by Lethe
Press. Lethe will also reprint his Lambda winning novel Minions of the Moon in late 2012.
Recent and forthcoming appearances include F&SF, Icarus, Apex, Lightspeed and the
anthologies Million Writers Award, After, Wilde Stories 2012, Bloody Fabulous, Ghost’s:
Recent Hauntings, Handsome Devil and Hauntings.

By Subway
6, C, E to Spring St.; A, B D or F to West 4th; 1 train to Houston St; or R, W to Prince St.

There are many convenient bus lines that come within a couple of blocks of the gallery.  Use the link above for an interactive transit map.


  1. Dear Richard Bowes,

    Congratulations to you on being nominated Nebula Award for Best Novelette.

    I’m Beiming Yu from Science Fiction World Magazine in China. Founded in 1979, SFW now is the biggest and almost the only influential SF magazine in China. You could know us more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Science_Fiction_World

    We are thinking of introduce your article Sleep Walking Now and Then to Chinese readers by publishing it on our magazine. We’ll be glad to buy the Chinese translation rights. And the remuneration will be 40 RMB/ 1000 Chinese characters. So please inform us if you are interested.

    SFW published ‘World Sci-fi Master’ and ‘World Fantasy Master’ book series since 2003. So far, we’ve published over one hundred and seventy books. Here western writers’ works include those by: Robert A. Heinlein, Ray Bradbury, Jack Vance, James Blish, Brian W. Aldiss, Frank Herbert, Roger Zelazny, Ursula K. Le Guin, Robert Silverberg, VernorVinge, David Brin, Nancy Kress, Lois M. Bujold, Neil Gaiman, and Robert J. Sawyer. We have also published numerous great novellas, novelettes and short stories from fantastic writers on our magazine. And we’ll be honored to add your work to it.

    Looking forward to your reply!

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