Joseph Cowley is the author of the novels The Chrysanthemum Garden, Home by Seven, Landscape With Figures, Dust Be My Destiny, The House on Huntington Hill; the plays The Stargazers, Twin Bill, and A Jury of His Peers; two collection of shorter fiction, one called The Night Billy Was Born and Other Love Stories, the other Do You Like It and Other Stories; and, with Robert Weisselberg, The Executive Strategist, An Armchair Guide to Scientific Decision-Making. He has also collected some of his favorite writings in a book called "The Best of Joseph Cowley" as a tribute to his deceased wife, who would never in life have allowed her photo to appear in or on any of his books. His articles have appeared in trade and science journals, and his short stories in Prairie Schooner, New-Story, The Maryland Review, Ohio Short Fiction, and other literary journals and anthologies. He has recently completed a biography of John Adams (it is due out this month, May, 2009), working on a sequel to the adventure novel Dust Be My Destiny, and also writing a futuristic thriller called Don’t Shoot--I’m Not the Enemy. On the back burner are another short novel, and another historical play, this one about Leo Tolstoy and his wife Sophia.
NOTE: Joseph Cowley is listed in Who's Who, International Who's Who of Writers and Authors,Who's Who in the World, Strathmore's Who's Who,Cambridge Blue Book, National Register’s Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals, and other reference volumes. Among the organizations he is or has been associated with are Mensa, Great Books, Authors Guild, and a 12-Step program.
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