Never More There by Stephen RoweNever More There by Stephen Rowe

Never More There

byStephen Rowe

Paperback | October 15, 2009

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How do we reconcile story with fact? What must one lose for the other to exist? In this debut collection, Rowe explores the nature of mythology and how it morphs in time to retain cultural and personal significance. Folk tales, supernatural creatures, family histories and personal elegies come together to expose the cohabitation of the dead and the living; the relationship between cold absence and stark presence.
Stephen Rowe was a finalist for the Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers and his poetry has appeared in The Antigonish Review, CV2, Iota, The Newfoundland Quarterly, The Panhandler, Paragon, Rhythm Poetry Magazine, The Society 2008 and The Toronto Quarterly,. He was born in Heart's Content, Newfoundland and now lives in Gander with hi...
Title:Never More ThereFormat:PaperbackDimensions:88 pages, 8 × 5.5 × 0.25 inPublished:October 15, 2009Publisher:Nightwood EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889712395

ISBN - 13:9780889712393

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Editorial Reviews

The seven-poem sequence "Lords of Large Experience" is exceptionally moving, as are "The Wallet" (a superb sonnet with a surprising turn) and the anaphoric dirge "Aubade" ... with this collection, Rowe announces himself as a poet to watch.
--Zachariah Wells, Quill & Quire