Songwriter Bio: Pamella M. Bowen
Retired after 33 years of teaching high school English, Pamella Bowen took up songwriting when her teenage daughter changed all of Bowen's radio buttons to country after falling in love with a cowboy. As a poet, Bowen had specialized in sonnets and limericks, honing her skills in rhythm and rhyme. The transition to song lyrics was not easy, and Bowen sought songwriting instruction from Jason Blume, Pat Pattison, Andrea Stolpe and others, one-on-one, in workshops, and in books. She writes country, Christian, and novelty lyrics primarily.
In 2010, she won an Honor Award in the Great American Song Contest for her song, “Get a Puppy.” “Southern Californian,” which she wrote with Kanan Road Band, is a highlight of their Brothers album and features in their music video available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vv4WX2WX0DE
As a lyricist, Bowen has collaborated with over twenty different co-writers worldwide to produce more than forty songs. Two of these, “Wine a Bit” and “Mr. Velcro” were forwarded to publisher luncheons by her NSAI evaluator. Currently, she has over ninety unrecorded lyrics awaiting music, so she is always on the lookout for artists or writers to work with.
Pamella Bowen is a member of Nashville Songwriters Association International, Global Songwriters Connection, The Gospel Music Association, and SongRamp. Her songs are registered with BMI. More information on Pamella Bowen is available: