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Scott Owens Collection, 1989 – 2012 inclusive

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Contents List

Box 1 - Literary Files

  1. Drawing Outland
  2. For One Who Knows
  3. Letters
  4. Musings
  5. Nature of Attraction
  6. Paternity
  7. Persistence of Faith
  8. Publicity
  9. Readings
  10. Something Knows
  11. The Fractured World

Box 2

Published work

  1. “Preserving the Horn,” Southern Poverty Review, Spring 1989, p. 48
  2. “Dowry,” Pembroke Magazine, Issue 23, 1991, p. 36
  3. “Saving the Earth,” St. Andrews Review, Issue 40, 1991, p. 95 (poem)
  4. “Cedar Waxwings,” Crucible, Barton College, Fall 1992, p. 21
  5. “Slaughter,” and “Listening to Louie in the Shadow of Grandfather,” Pembroke Magazine, Issue 41, 2009, p. 168-169
  6. “The Problem with Solutions,” Future Cycle, 2011, p. 34
  7. “A Partial List of Things that happened at Harris Landing,” South Carolina Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, Fall 2011, p.32
  8. “Mill Village,” “Another Form of Faith,” “The Imperfection of Deities,” “Episode,” and “Empty Spaces,” South Carolina Review, Vol. 44 No. 2, Spring 2012, p. 145
  9. Review of Owens’ For One Who Knows How to Own Land, South Carolina Review, Vol. 45 No. 1, Fall 2012, p.193
  10. Review of Solo Café, 8&9:Teachers & Students, in Solo Café, 8&9: Vol. 2 Teachers & Students, 2013, p. 132

Waterways: Poetry in the Mainstream

  1. “Buteos,” Vol. 29 no.7, p. 5
  2. “Schooled,” Vol. 30 no.1, p. 10
  3. “Rails,” Vol. 30 no.2, p. 14
  4. “Second Chances,” Vol. 30 no.3, p. 16
  5. “All I Want,” Vol. 30 no.4, p. 6
  6. “The Beginning of Taking Risks,” Vol. 30 no.5, p. 5
  7. “Refusing Loss,” Vol. 30 no.6, p. 6
  8. “Gallery,” Vol. 30 no.9, p. 23
  9. “Behind,” Vol. 30 no.10, p. 9
  10. “The Passion,” Vol. 30 no.11, p. 20
  11. “Complaint,” Vol. 31 no.5, p. 7
  12. “Senescence,” Vol .31 no.6, p. 10
  13. “Shining Moment,” Vol. 31 no.7, p. 9
  14. “Making Amends,” Vol. 31 no.8, p. 14
  15. “Commencement,” Vol. 31 no.9, p. 11
  16. “Afraid to Move We Wait,” Vol. 31 no.10, p. 9
  17. “Headwaters,” Vol. 31 no.11, p. 7
  18. “if I return . . .,” Vol. 32 no.1, p. 31
  19. “visited by wasps . . .,” Vol. 32 no.2, p. 8
  20. “Conviction,” Vol. 32 no.3, p. 37
  21. “Album,” Vol. 32 no.4, p. 13
  22. “Alone with your thoughts,” Vol. 32 no.5, p. 11
  23. “Granted,” Vol. 32 no.6, p. 7
  24. “New Season,” Vol. 32 no.7, p. 13
  25. “The Future Knower,” Vol. 32 no.8, p. 20
  26. “Norman and the Moon,” Vol. 32 no.9, p. 13
  27. “ashen dawn’s dragon . . .,” Vol. 32 no.10, p. 16
  28. “Lover’s Leap,” Vol. 32 no.11, p. 11-12

Side Stream: Poetry from the Fringe. [Auckland, N.Z.]: [Back Shed Press], [poetry zine]

  1. “Persistent Drought,” Issue 14, June 2008
  2. “Darkness is no bad thing,” Issue 15, August 2008
  3. “Politian,” Issue 16, October 2008
  4. “Compensation,” Issue 17, December 2008
  5. “Spring and all,” Issue 19, May 2009
  6. “Pelicans,” Issue 23, February 2010
  7. “Temptation,” Issue 26, 2010 (2 Copies)
  8.  “Nearing the end of my . . .,” Issue 27, December 2010

CDs

  1. WHKY Interview, undated
  2. WHKY Radio Interview, undated
  3. WHKY Radio Disk, undated
  4. Video in DATA Format: “Sara Goes to a Psychic”; “Resizing Norman”; “Night Moon”; “Sara Discovers Norman, undated”
  5. #47 WEHC 90.7: Poetry & Writings, undated
  6. The Writers Almanac: Week of November 3-9, 2008
  7. The Writers Almanac: Week of April 23, 2012
  8. 100,000 Poets for Change: 29-Nov-2012

Box 3

Poetry Journals, 1989-1994, 2007-2011

Accretion 2013-004

Box 4 - Published Work

Folder: 1989-1990

  • “Ghost House,” The Amaranth Review, Fall 1989, p. 19
  • “Rosemary is for remembrance,” Mind in Motion: A Magazine of Poetry and Short Prose, Issue 20, Winter 1989, p. 2
  • “Morning Fog” and “Epitaph,” Mind in Motion:  A Magazine of Poetry and Short Prose, Issue 21, Spring 1990, p. 26
  • “Obsession,” Poets on: Refusing, Vol. 14 no. 1, Winter 1990, p. 38
  • “The Undiscovered Country,” “Skelton,” “Replanting,” “Homebodies,” and “Man’s Best Friend,” The Amaranth Review, Spring 1990, p. 16-18
  • “Clearing the Field” and “Tidewrack,” Permafrost Literary Journal, Vol. 12 no. 2, Spring-Summer 1990, p. 80, 82

Folder: 1991

  • “A Simple Binding” and “Found Poems,” Onthebus:  A New Literary Magazine, special double Issue 6 & 7:  Vol. II no. 2, summer/fall 1990, Vol. III no. 1, Winter/Spring 1991, p. 160
  • “Premonitions” and “Poem with Chambord and Vodka,” Mind in Motion:  A Magazine of Poetry and Short Prose, no.1,  October 1991, No. 1, p. 28-29
  • “Norman learns sympathy,” Kentucky Poetry Review, James A. Autry Issue, Vol. 27, no. 2, Fall 1991, p. 35
  • “Castings,” Caesura, Vol. IX, Spring 1991, 67
  • “In the Wet Woods,” The Bridge, Vol. 1 no. 2, Spring/Summer 1991, p. 83
  • “Between the Rails” and “Hearing the Dead,” The Beloit Poetry Journal, Vol. 42 no. 1, Fall 1991, p. 4-5
  • “Looking Ahead,” The Amaranth Review, Fall 1991, p. 70

Folder: 1992

  • “At Russell Lake,” Sun Dog: the Southeast Review, Vol. 12 No. 1, 1992, p. 29
  • “Sisyphus’ Wife,” The Bellingham Review, Vol. 15 no. 2, Fall 1992, p. 26
  • “The Liberation of Breakfast” and “To live with the lover of dreams,” The Charlotte Poetry Review, Vol. 1 no. 3, March 1992, p. 13
  • “The final price of too much of a good thing,” The Charlotte Poetry Review, Vol. 1 no. 4, April 1992, p. 9
  • “The Moon His Only Companion: Love Poems,” The Charlotte Poetry Review, Vol. 1 no. 6, June 1992, pp. 15-18
  • “Norman Holds Back,” The Charlotte Poetry Review, Vol. 1 no. 8, August 1992, p. 14
  • “Norman Had a Change of Heart” and “Uncertain How To Be Intimate Without Seeming Silly,” The Charlotte Poetry Review, Vol. 1 no. 9/10, September/October 1992, p. 27
  • “God, Creating the Birds, Envisions Adam,” The Charlotte Poetry Review, Vol. 1 no. Nov/Dec 1992, p. 29
  •  “Trailing their darkness behind them,” The Cream City Review, Vol. 16 no. 2, Fall 1992, p. 40
  • “Creek Walking” and “’R’ is my Favorite Letter,” Cimarron Review, no. 100, July 1992, pp. 109-110
  • “To know what moves in darkness,” Mind in Motion: A Magazine of Poetry and Short Prose, Issue 26, Summer 1992, p.11
  • “Escaping the Storm,” Nightsun, Issue #12, Fall 1992, p. 21
  • “Rivers will have their way,” Phase and Cycle poetry, Vol. V no. 1, Spring-Summer 1992, p. 14
  • “Breakings,” Poet & Critic, Vol. 23 no. 2, Winter 1992, p. 11
  • “Falling not far from the tree,” Poets on: Offspring, Vol. 16 no. 2, Summer 1992, p. 38

Box 5

Folder: 1993

  • “Saint Sebastian’s Widow,” The Cream City Review, Vol. 17 no. 2, Fall 1993, p. 160
  • “You in the tomb of my eyes,” The Greensboro Review, no. 54, Summer 1993, p. 94
  • “The Stars Are Far Away and Blind,” Mind in Motion: A Magazine of Poetry and Short Prose, Issue 28, Winter 1993, p. 4
  • “February’s air of waiting,” Barton College Crucible, Fall 1993, p. 11
  • “Before the quiet yes,” Poets on: Coupling, Vol. 17 no. 1, Winter 1993, p. 26
  • “Hands,” Bottomfish Literary Magazine, Vol. 14, winter 1993, p. 40

Folder: 2007

  • “My Grandfather’s Hands,” Cold Mountain Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, Fall 2007, p.146
  • “July, the Sun, and Thundering Storms,” North American Review, May-August 2007, Vol. 292 no. 3 & 4, p. 61

Folder: 2008

  • “We never know the places we are,” Blue Unicorn, Vol. XXXI no. 3, June 2008, p. 22
  • “Approaching Noon,” Natural Bridge, no. 20, Winter 2008, p. 182
  • “How some things bleed through,” International Poetry Review,  Vol. 34 no. 2, Fall 2008, p. 73
  • “The Arrival if Wings” and “Prosody,” Tar River Poetry, Vol. 47 No. 2, Spring 2008, p. 10
  • “Memorial,” Oracle, Vol. 7, 2008, p. 38
  • “The Question of Failure Arises,” Slab, Issue 3, 2008, p. 124
  • “Insomnia,” Steam Ticket, Vol. XI, Spring 2008, p. 54
  • “Quiet like a man,” The Main Street Rag, Vol. 13 no. 2, Spring 2008, p. 79

Box 6

Folder: 2009

  • Review of At the A & P Meridiem by Jessie Carty, The Main Street Rag, Vol. 14 no. 3, summer 2009, p. I Blue Pages
  • Review of Moon Mirror Whiskey Wind by Debra Kaufman, The Main Street Rag, Vol. 14 no. 4, Fall 2009, p. I Blue Pages
  • “My father’s picture,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Fall/Winter 2008/2009, p. 50
  • “Eve Descending,” Asheville Poetry Review, Vol. 16 no. 1, Issue 19, 2009, p. 91
  • “Adding up the day,” Barton College Crucible, Summer 2009, p. 9
  • Blue Unicorn, Vol. XXXII, nos. 2-3, February & June 2009
  • “To see the shape of moving,” Cairn 44: The New St. Andrews Review, 2009, 30
  • Iodine Poetry Journal 10th anniversary Issue, spring/summer 2009
  • “Dead of Winter,” and Common Knowledge,” Eclipse:  A Literary Journal, Vol. 20, fall 2009, pp. 103-104
  • “By-Product,” Kakalak:  Anthology of Carolina Poets, 2009, 98
  • “Hatteras Vacation, 2008,” Main Channel Voices:  A Dam Fine Literary Magazine, Vol. 5 no. 3, summer 2009, p. 20
  • “Cleaning house,” North American Review, Vol. 294, no. 6, November-December 2009, p. 23
  • “The Appearance of Beauty,” Grasslimb, Vol. 7 no. 1, 2009, p. 2
  • Source for May 17, 2009 reading of John 15:9-17, Bible Workbench:  Living our story through God’s story, Vol. 16, Issue 4, April 19, 2009-June 7, 2009
  • “How I became a Regional Representative,” Writers’ Network News:  a publication of the North Carolina Writers’ Network, Vol. 24 No. 3, Winter 2009-2010

Folder: 2010

  • “Trajectory,” Grasslimb, Vol. 8 no. 1, 2010, p. 8
  • “Solitude,” Illumen, Autumn 2010, p. 34
  • Review of Scott Owens’ Paternity by Felicia Mitchell, North Carolina Literary Review, no. 19, 2010, p. 228
  • “juncos fly past . . .,” Magnapoets:  taking over the world one poem at a time, Issue 6, July 2010, p. 16
  • “The Dying Cost of Rising,” Iodine Poetry Journal, Spring/Summer 2010, p. 56
  • “How to eat a rose petal sandwich,” The Sound of Poets Cooking, ed. Richard Krawiec, 2010 (2 copies), p. 20

Folder: 2011-2012

  • “Dealing with Difference,” Iodine Poetry Journal, spring/summer 2011, p. 50
  • “The Proust Questionnaire: Scott Owens,” Magnapoets:  taking over the world one poem at a time, Issue 8, July 2011, p. 54-55
  • “Appaloosa Landscape,” Now & Then:  the Appalachian Magazine, Vol. 27 no. 1, Summer 2011, p. 64
  • Critique of “Dysfunction,” in Saltian: “to dance”, by Alice Shapiro, 2012, p. 133

Folder: Events and Appearances, 2012