Carrie Etter

Carrie Etter

American expatriate Carrie Etter has lived in England since 2001 and published three collections of poetry: The Tethers (Seren, 2009), winner of the London New Poetry Prize, Divining for Starters (Shearsman, 2011), and Imagined Sons (Seren, 2014), shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry by The Poetry Society. Her fourth collection, The Weather in Normal, will be available to order from the 1st October 2018. She also edited Infinite Difference: Other Poetries by UK Women Poets (Shearsman, 2010) and Linda Lamus's A Crater the Size of Calcutta (Mulfran, 2015). Her first pamphlet of short stories, Hometown, will be published by V. Press in 2016. She is Reader in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University and lives in Bath.

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Author Events

Saturday 9th November, 17:30

Books for Disquieting Times. Join Tamar Yoseloff, Carrie Etter, Matthew Caley and Kate Noakes for readings that explore the times in which we find ourselves. Tamar's new collection The Black Place (Seren 2019) is a dark and gorgeously multi-faceted work that eschews the sentimental, embraces alternatives and offers antidotes to cheery capitalist hype. The book's subjects include Georgia O'Keeffe, the poet's cancer diagnosis and treatment, and the Grenfell Tower fire disaster. Carrie Etter's The Weather in Normal (Seren 2018) is her fourth poetry collection and focuses on her hometown of...