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

Monday 10th December, 19:30

Carrie Etter will be reading from her new collection The Weather in Normal (Seren 2018) which explores the poet’s loss of her hometown of Normal, Illinois through her parents’ deaths, the sale of the family home, and the effects of climate change, a collection at once innovative, emotive, and deeply resonant.  Tickets: £5.00. For further details visit Carrie's website: