Poetry and Poetics Research Group

10th May 2010, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Edge Hill University

Carrie Etter will be discussing her own work and the anthology Infinite Difference: Other Poetries by U.K. Women Poets, which has just been published by Shearsman Books, at an open meeting of the Poetry and Poetics Research Group.

Rescheduled due to volcanic ash clouds, this free event will now take place on Monday 10th May 2010, in room E22 (Faculty of Education) at Edge Hill University’s Ormskirk Campus – everyone welcome.

Carrie Etter is an American poet resident in England since 2001. Previously she lived in Normal, Illinois (until age 19) and southern California (from age 19 to 32).

In the UK, her poems have appeared in, amongst others, New Welsh Review, Poetry Wales, Poetry Review, PN Review, Shearsman, Stand and TLS, while in the US her poems have appeared in magazines such as Aufgabe, Columbia, Court Green, The Iowa Review, The New Republic, Seneca Review.

Her first collection, The Tethers, was published by Seren in June 2009, and her second, Divining for Starters, containing more experimental work, is due for publication by Shearsman Books in 2011. She is also the author of two recent chapbooks: Yet (Leafe Press, 2008) and The Son (Oystercatcher Press, 2009). She is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing for Bath Spa University and has been a tutor for The Poetry School since 2005.

For further information on this event, please contact Robert Sheppard on 01695 584252 or email shepparr@edgehill.ac.uk.