Carrie Etter

American expat Carrie Etter’s third and most recent collection, Imagined Sons (Seren, 2014)was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry, from The Poetry Society (UK). Her poems have appeared in Boston Review, The New RepublicIowa Review, and The Times Literary Supplement, among many others, and she has been a member of the creative writing faculty at Bath Spa University since 2004.

  • Plait

    When I first knotted my hair against the coming of winter, I had grown tired of playing jacks and didn’t yet find boys
  • Song a Year After My Mother’s Death

    I allowed a small song
  • Fat

    I saw that I was fat and walked and walked toward a desert only to find a case of (not light) beer.