Born and raised in Albuquerque, Kyle T. Cowan is a gay J.D. Candidate, Actor, and Writer. Having just begun his 3L year at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law, Cowan has a broad range of legal interests, ranging from legislation, criminal law, litigation, family law and politics, to entertainment law. As a Summer ’23 Legal Intern practicing under the Student Practice Act at Arapahoe County Court in District 18, Cowan had the opportunity to gain docket and trial experience. Cowan worked together with the County Court Lead Deputy District Attorney to receive a guilty verdict on a seemingly un-winnable trial utilizing pure advocacy, testimonial evidence from a police officer, and a Google Map. Cowan has also served as a Legal Intern at Cocona Labs Inc. in Summer and Fall of ’22, where he gained experience in corporate law, contracts, negotiation, intellectual property, and licensing. Cowan is positive that his passion for helping others and changing the country will land him on the right legal path.
As an actor, Cowan has appeared in The Short History Of The Long Road, Better Call Saul, Preacher, War On Everyone, Manhattan, and Odd Thomas.
As a screenwriter, Cowan has 17 Coverfly Accolades, has placed as a Finalist in numerous competitions, and his TV Pilot Don’t Say Gay! received a Top 1% Accolade of projects on Coverfly. Cowan is also recognized for Writing, Directing, Producing, Editing, and Starring in the indie feature film Camouflage, available via Vimeo and YouTube.
As an author, Sunshine is Forever, Cowan’s debut novel, was number one store seller at Barnes and Noble for a number of consecutive weeks in Albuquerque, NM. The audiobook is available on Audible and won an Earphones Award from AudioFile Magazine.
After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Writing and Directing from the University of Colorado, Denver in December 2010, Cowan is now a J.D. ’24 Candidate at University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law.
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After a life-changing event, Hunter decides that he can't go on...
...which lands him in Camp Sunshine, a rehab center for depressed teens. Hunter is determined to keep everyone there out of his head, especially his therapist. But when he meets Corin, a beautiful, mysterious, and confident fellow camper, all Hunter wants to do is open up to her―despite the fact that he's been warned Corin is bad news.
When Corin devises a plan for them to break out of the camp, Hunter is faced with the ultimate choice―will he run from the traumatic incident he's tried so hard to escape, or will he learn that his mistakes have landed him right where he's meant to be?
Trigger Warnings: Depictions of Suicide, Self-Harm, Depictions of Mental Health Struggles, Bullying, Drug Use, Teen Sex, and Discussions of Sexual Assault. This novel is a commentary on how those that need the most help are cast aside by society.
ABOUt THe NOVEL
ABOUT THE FILM
CAMOUFLAGE explores a troubled college student's motivations in the aftermath of a school shooting. The film was funded entirely on Kickstarter and has been released for free with a suggested donation to a mental health charity.
Starring Kyle T. Cowan (Manhattan, Preacher, Better Call Saul), Amrita Acharia (Game of Thrones, The Good Karma Hospital, Dead Snow 2), Jimmy Bennett (Star Trek, Bosch), Lew Temple (The Walking Dead, The Devil's Rejects, The Endless), Drew Van Acker (Pretty Little Liars, Training Day), Adriana Leonard (Chicago P.D.), Rodney Eastman (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Jesse Henderson (Finding Carter), Audrey Walters (Preacher, Arizona), and Kadan Rockett (America's Got Talent, Dark Skies).
Written, Directed, Produced, and Edited by Kyle T. Cowan.
Trigger Warnings: Bullying, School Shooting, Gun Violence, Homophobia, and Depictions of Mental Health Struggles.