Jytte Holst Bowers was born in Copenhagen, Denmark and was raised there as a child during the Nazi occupation. After finishing her education as a Registered Nurse, she met an American at a Danish Folk College, where they were students together. After marriage, they settled in the states and raised three daughters and a son, who has Downs Syndrome. Jytte worked as a nurse in a college, in nursing homes and at the American Consulate in Guangzhou, China. Her stories have been included in several anthologies, including two published by Kaplan Publishing. She is a member of the Bear Lodge Writers.