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Stevie Howell’s poetry has appeared in Descant, Eighteen Bridges, Hazlitt, Maisonneuve, The Walrus, and numerous other journals and periodicals. She was a finalist for the 2013 Montreal International Poetry Prize, long-listed for the 2013 Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Prize, and a finalist for the 2012 Walrus Poetry Prize.
Stevie has released two chapbooks, Royal and Ringsend, and a pamphlet called Looting the Museum. A full-length volume of her poetry has been published this fall 2014 by Ice House Press (an imprint of Goose Lane Editions). The book is called:
which is an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph that was used for interchangeably to represent “waters,” the letter N, and all prepositions in a sentence (it is the most reoccuring symbol on the Rosetta Stone). Since the title is (phonetically) problematic, the book is being spoken of as “a.ka. Sharps.”
Stevie’s literary criticism has been published in The Globe & Mail, The National Post, Ploughshares (US), and The Rumpus (US) and Quill & Quire. In 2013, Stevie won the Arc Poetry Journal Critic’s Desk Award for Brief Review.
Stevie owned a small-town bookstore in her 20s, currently works with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, and studies psychology.