Allison Bowes is a passionate lover of all things fiction, from sci-fi to crime thrillers, from comics to young adult literature. She currently lives in Miramichi, New Brunswick, and has a Bachelor of Science from Mount Allison University along with a recent Masters in Speech Language Pathology from the University of Maine. Bowes works in the Saint John area as a Speech Language Pathologist, and in her spare time she runs the Instagram account, vellichor.book, where she combines her passion for books and for nature in stunning photography. Bowes’ love of books began after reading the Harry Potter series as a child, and it is her goal to write her own fiction novel one day. She joined the Fog Lit Book Festival board of directors in 2018.