STEPHEN ROWE’s poetry has appeared in such publications as CV2, Arc Poetry Magazine, The Antigonish Review, Riddle Fence, and many others. His first book, Never More There (2009), was shortlisted for the Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage and History Award. His second collection, geo•logics, was published by Breakwater Books in Spring 2015. Originally from Heart’s Content, he now lives in Gander.


Never More There by Stephen Rowe

“Eloquent and passionate, Rowe is poet of real promise.”

Michael Crummey

“This is why people read poetry: to savour something crisp, vivid and apt.”

Newfoundland Quarterly


Awards

  • 2013 – Winner, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts & Letters Award for poem “Point of Reference”
  • 2012 – Winner, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts & Letters Award for poem “The Doctor”
  • 2012 – Never More There shortlisted for Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage and History Award
  • 2011 – Winner, Newfoundland and Labrador Arts & Letters Award for poem “My Father’s Pocket Knife”
  • 2008 – Finalist, Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers for early manuscript version of Never More There