John Rowe

Poet

1791 Solano Ave. #A11
Berkeley, CA 94707
Phone: 
(510) 859-7734

Author's Bio

John Rowe is the author of several poetry chapbooks, including: At My Wit's Beginning (Eventuality Press, 2003/2007), Winsome Losesome (Eventuality Press, 2010), and Beyond Perspective (Finishing Line Press, 2015). John's poems have appeared in a variety of small press journals and anthologies. He has enjoyed active participation as a featured reader as well as volunteer involvement in the organization/ leadership of community poetry events in the San Francisco Bay Area for two decades. He's a co-host of the monthly (2nd Fridays) Last Word Poetry Reading Series, held in Berkeley. Since 1998 John has served as president of the Bay Area Poets Coalition and associate editor of BAPC’s Poetalk journal. He and his wife, the poet Jan Dederick, reside in El Cerrito, CA.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
San Diego Poetry Annual 2014-15 (William Harry Harding--Garden Oak Press, 2015)
,
GRRRRR: A Collection of Poems About Bears (Arctos Press, 2000)
Chapbook:
Beyond Perspective (Finishing Line Press, 2015)
Journal:
Minotaur
Prizes won: 

Grand Prize (2002) and a First Prize (2010) - Artists Embassy International’s Annual Dancing Poetry Festival Contests; Grand Prize (2010) - Bay Area Poets Seasonal Review Contest.

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Oakland, CA
California
Raised in: 
Berkeley, CA
California
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Last update: May 21, 2019