'Sheers writes with dazzle and poetic economy'
- The Times
Journalism and Essays
Owen's essay on Zimbabwe for Granta - 'Road Trip' (Granta issue 111):
Some of Owen's travel articles can be found on The travel section of the Guardian website
'Reflection in the Rainí, travel article about Fiji, New Statesman:
Literary Journalism and Reportage
Owen's essay for Granta's US election coverage on the polling experience in New York City's five boroughs
Owen's essay Bomb Gone about the British thermonuclear tests on Christmas Island in the Central Pacific is published in Granta 101. Reviews of the issue can be read here:
'Guerillas in waiting' - Saturday October 20, 2007
'Border Crossing - The Library of Wales' - The Guardian, March 25 2006.
'Lest We Forget - Keith Douglas' - The Guardian, May 28 2005.
'The Roaring Boy Lost in America' - Dylan Thomas - The Saturday Times, October 25 2003.
Poetry and place: some personal reflections - Geography Vol 93 Part 3 Autumn 2008:
Geography article (pdf)
Owen has contributed a short essay 'Watching' to the Saqi Books anthology 'Lebanon, Lebanon' All proceeds from this book will go to children's charities in Lebanon
Library of Wales - Alun Lewis, In the Green Tree. Foreword by Owen Sheers.