Owen, (John) Gareth

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OWEN, (John) Gareth

OWEN, (John) Gareth. Also writes as John Gareth-Owen. British, b. 1936. Genres: Children's fiction, Poetry. Career: Teacher, Downshall Secondary Modern School, Ilford, Essex, 1961-65; Lecturer and Sr. Lecturer, Bordesley College of Education, Birmingham, 1965-82; owner and mgr. of an independent record co., 1976-83. Publications: Nineteen Fragments, 1974; Salford Road, 1976; Song of the City, 1985; The Final Test, 1985; Bright Lights Blaze Out, 1986; The Man with Eyes Like Windows, 1987; Douglas the Drummer, 1989; Ruby and the Dragon, 1989; Saving Grace, 1989; Omelette, 1990; Never Walk Alone, 1991; Six Modern Poets Vol. 1, 1992; A Cake Called Albert, 1993; My Granny Is a Sumo Wrestler, 1994; The Fox on the Roundabout, 1995, rev. ed., 2001; Rosie No-Name and the Forest of Forgetting, 1996; Say Cheese, 1996; Collected Poems for Children, 2000; The Bridge (play for children), 2003. RADIO PLAYS: The Race, 1985-91; Voices, 1992; The Game, 1993; Lessons in Italian, 1995. Contributor of stories to books. Address: c/o Rogers Coleridge and White, 20 Powis Mews, London W11 1JN, England. Online address: [email protected]