Author of the Month


Anne Carson is a Canadian essayist, poet, classicist, translator who has has published over twenty books and translations. Carson’s genre-crossing work often makes references to Ancient Greek and Latin literature. She has also taught classics, comparative literature and creative writing at universities in America and Canada.

We’ve chosen Anne Carson for our Author of the Month for August in celebration of her collaboration with Rosanna Bruno for The Trojan Woman: A Comic.

Further links:

‘Sweet Violence: Euripides as seen by a poet and a comic-book illustrator’, by Edith Hall, The TLS, 21 May 2021

‘Life’, by Anne Carson, The New Yorker, 21 June 2021

‘The Art of Poetry No. 88’, Anne Carson interviewed by Will Aitken, The Paris Review, Issue 171, Fall 2004