Pitzer Literary Series: Anne Carson

Wednesday, April 24, 2013
4:30 PM
Pitzer - George CS Benson Auditorium
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Pitzer - Book Reading/Signing
Brent Armendinger

Anne Carson is an internationally acclaimed writer and classicist. Carson is known for her insistence on blurring the genres of poetry, essay, fiction, translation, performance, and scholarship. She is the author of many books, including Red Doc> (2013), Antigonick (2012), Nox (2010), An Oresteia (2009), Decreation (2005), The Beauty of the Husband (2001), If Not, Winter: Fragments of Sappho (2002), Economy of the Unlost: Reading Simonides of Ceos with Paul Celan (1999), Eros the Bittersweet (1998), Autobiography of Red (1998), and Plainwater (1996). She has also created a number of installations and performances, including Lots of Guns, Possessives Used as Drink (Me), and a collaboration with the musical group Sigur Ros in Iceland. Her awards and honors include the Lannan Award, the Pushcart Prize, the Griffin Trust Award for Excellence in Poetry, a Guggenheim fellowship, and a MacArthur Fellowship. Anne Carson has been a professor of English and Classics at McGill University and the University of Michigan, and she is currently Poet-in-Residence at New York University.

 This event is supported by the Printed Word Fund of Pitzer College Campus Life. Admission is free and open to the public.  



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