[PAST EVENT] Renowned Poet, Carrie Etter, Jenkins Endowment Poet from England, Spring 2019 US Tour

May 1, 2019

Williamsburg, VA 23185
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100 Years of Women at William & Mary
100 Years of Women at William & Mary

American writer Carrie Etter has lived in England since 2001 and taught Creative Writing at Bath Spa University since 2004.

She has 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.

She also edited the anthology "Infinite Difference: Other Poetries by UK Women Poets" (Shearsman, 2010) and former student Linda Lamus's posthumous collection, "A Crater the Size of Calcutta" (Mulfran, 2015). Individual poems have appeared in The New Republic, The New Statesman, Poetry Review, The Times Literary Supplement, and many other journals worldwide, and her short stories have appeared in several anthologies as well as numerous journals.

She also reviews contemporary poetry, most recently for The Guardian and Boston Review.