Bonnie J. Fladung specializes in nature, travel and adventure writing. She is a Senior Research Associate with the African Caribbean Institute where she is working in the areas of human rights, women's and children's issues, and violence. She is the co-author of an acclaimed book focusing on African wildlife, community relations, environmental concerns, and the impact of AIDS in Africa. Her work includes research in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Morocco.
She is the co-author of "When Eagles Roar: The Amazing Journey of an African Wildlife Adventurer." This is the story of James Currie's life as a game ranger in Africa, and has received numerous accolades, including
- "One of the Best Wildlife Books of All Time" by BookAuthority
~ One of the Best Books About or Featuring Birds by Book Scrolling
~ National Geographic recommendation "What to Read Before You Go"
~ One of the “Best Nature Books of 2014” by The Guardian
~ “Book of the Year” by the Birder’s Library
A former high tech marketing executive, Bonnie is now following her lifelong passion for writing tales of heroism and exploits that stretch the bounds of the imagination. In collaboration with explorers, adventurers and conservationists, she brings to life real stories about real people with all their glories and flaws, disappointments and triumphs. Stories that will inspire you and break your heart. She is a member of the Authors Guild, the Association of Writing Professionals, New Hampshire Writer's Project and the Independent Book Publishers Association.
In 2013, she and James Currie established UKHOZI PRESS as a vehicle for publishing biographies and other non-fiction works with an African bias. UKHOZI PRESS focuses on character-driven stories that provide insight into the challenges, adventures and opportunities of living in Africa.
"But how wonderful when the tale is told,
And the message that is meant for us
Opens like the scents of a mountain flower!"
-Mazisi Kunene, poet laureate South Africa