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Helix: New and Selected Poems

  • Well-Versed in Signals.(Fielder's Choice)(Calling Home)(Helix: New and Selected Poems)(A Picnic on Ice: Selected Poems)(Book Review) Canadian Literature 183 (Winter 2004): p159(3).
  • Helix: New and Selected Poems.(Book Review) Books In Canada 32.(Dec 2003): p39. M

The Afterlife Of George Cartwright

  • Stacey, Rovert David. Ghost of a chance: John Steffler's 'The Afterlife of George Cartwright' and the meaning of history.(Critical essay). University of Toronto Quarterly 75.2 (Spring 2006): p718-726.
  • Cox, Catherine (REVIEWER)in Canadian Materials, v.20(4) September, 1992 pg 224.
  • Hill, Douglas in Books in
  • Canada, v.21(4) May, 1992 pg 63-64.
  • Homel, David in Prairie Fire, v.13(2) Summer, 1992 pg 107-108.
  • McNaughton, Janet in Atlantic Provinces Book Review, v.19(1) April, 1992 pg 8.
  • Mathews, Lawrence in Canadian Forum, v.71(812), September, 1992 pg 29-30.
  • Smith, Russell in Quill & Quire, v.58(5) May, 1992 pg 20,22.
  • Windspeaker, v.10(11) August 31, 1992 pg 14.

The Wreckage Of Play

  • Barbour, Douglas in Journal of Canadian Poetry, v.5 1990 pg 86-92.
  • Clarke, George E in Atlantic Provinces Book Review, v.15(3) Sept/Oct 1988 pg 6.
  • Hall, Phil in Books in Canada , v.17(8) Nov 1988 pg 31-32.
  • Ruttan, Karen in Poetry Canada Chronicle, v.10(4), 1989/Winter, 1990 pg 120-121.

Flights Of Magic

  • Granfield, Linda in Quill & Quire Books for Young People, v.2(2) April 1988 pg 8.
  • Robinson, Jane in Canadian Materials, v.16(5) Sept 1988 pg 183-184.
  • Waterston, Charlotte in Canadian Childrens Literature, v.(51) 1988 pg 102.

The Grey Islands: A Journey

    Crozier, Lorna in Journal of Canadian Poetry, 21987 pg 99-101.
  • O'Brien, Peter in Arts Atlantic, v.7(3) Winter 1987 pg 60-61.

General Criticism

  • Birdsell, Sandra. "Memorable images: the winner of the SmithBooks/Books in Canada First Novel Award is John Steffler's The Afterlife of George Cartwright", Books in Canada, v.22(3) April, 1993 pg 8-13.
  • Jaeger, Peter. "'The Land Created a Body of Lore': The Green Story in John Steffler's The Afterlife of George Cartwright", English-Studies-in-Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada (ESC). 1995 Mar, 21:1, 41-54
  • McConnell, Kathleen. "Textile tropes in The Afterlife of George Cartwright, Canadian Literature, (149) Summer, 1996 pg 91-109.
  • Moore, Christopher. "The past as literature", Beaver, v.73(5) October/November, 1993 pg 54-56.
  • Osborne, Catherine. "Of risk and renewal: publishers unveil their next, best hopes for the future of Canadian fiction", Quill & Quire, v.64(1) Ja'98 pg 16-17.
  • Tremblay, Tony. "Piracy, Penance, and Other Penal Codes: A Morphology of Postcolonial Reevision in Three Recent Texts by Rudy Wiebe, John Steffler, and Joan Clark" English-Studies-in-Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada (ESC). 1997 June, 23:2, 159-73
  • "Extraordinary voices in winning form", Globe & Mail Metro Edition, March 26, 1993 pg C2.
  • "Fur trading novel wins big (SmithBooks/Books in Canada First Novel Award)",Calgary Herald, March 26, 1993 pg E9.
  • "Newfoundland writer captures First Novel Award", Montreal Gazette, March 26, 1993 pg C6.

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