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John Steffler

John Steffler (1947) grew up near Thornhill, ON. In 1975, he began teaching at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook, NL. His novel The Afterlife of George Cartwright won the Smithbooks/Books in Canada First Novel Award and was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award and the Commonwealth Prize for best first book in 1992. His other awards include the Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Prize, the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Artist of the Year Award, and the Atlantic Poetry Prize for his most recent collection, That Night We Were Ravenous.

Books by John Steffler

And Yet


by (author) John Steffler

Forty-One Pages

On Poetry, Language, and Wilderness

by (author) John Steffler

German Mills

by (author) John Steffler

Grey Islands, The

Brick Books Classics 2

by (author) John Steffler

The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Poetry

contributions by Ken Babstock, Michael Crummey, Mary Dalton, Tom Dawe, Richard Greene, Carmelita McGrath, Al Pittman, Sue Sinclair, John Steffler, Agnes Walsh & Patrick Warner
edited by James Langer & Mark Callanan

The Afterlife of George Cartwright

by (author) John Steffler
afterword by Renée Hulan


by (author) John Steffler

That Night We Were Ravenous

by (author) John Steffler


New and Selected Poems

by (author) John Steffler


Stories from the Maritimes and Newfoundland

by (author) Lesley Choyce, Alistair MacLeod, Joan Clark, Wayne Johnston, Carol Bruneau, Maureen Hull, David Helwig, Herb Curtis, Anne Simpson, Lynn Coady, Donna Morrissey, J.J. Steinfeld, Budge Wilson, John Steffler, Helen Fogwill Porter, Wayne Curtis, Bernice Morgan, David Adams Richards, Joan Baxter & Sheldon Currie

The Grey Islands

by (author) John Steffler

Home for Christmas

edited by Sabine Campbell
by (author) Ray Guy, Ann Copeland, Robert B. Richards, Maureen Hull, David Helwig, Kelly Cooper, Anne Simpson, Sue Sinclair, Susan Haley, Mary Tunney, Harry Bruce, Bernice Morgan, Brian Bartlett, Syr Ruus, Herb Curtis, Lynn Coady, Ted Russell, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Ephie Carrier, Jess Bond, Patrick O'Flaherty, David Weale, Robert Gibbs, Paul Bowdring, Clarissa Hurley, John Steffler, Wayne Johnston & Mary Jane Losier