The finest living British poet comes to Cape with her extraordinary new bookWinner of the 2017 Griffin PrizeWinner of the 2016 Costa Poetry Award
Shortlisted for the 2016 T. S. Eliot AwardShortlisted for the 2016 Forward PrizeA Daily Telegraph / Guardian / Herald / New Statesman / Sunday Times / Times Literary Supplement Book of the Year
An extraordinary debut from a 26-year-old poetWinner of the 2015 Guardian First Book AwardWinner of the 2015 Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize
Shortlisted for the 2015 Costa Poetry PrizeShortlisted for the 2015 Forward Prize for Best First Collection
A literary event: a follow-up to the internationally acclaimed poetry best-seller Autobiography of Red (‘Amazing’ – Alice Munro) that takes its mythic boy-hero into the twenty-first century to tell a story all its own of love, loss, and the power of memory. Shortlisted for the 2013 T.S. Eliot Prize.
`Anne Carson is, for me, the most exciting poet writing in English today. AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF RED is a wonderful, mongrel work, a strange and ambitious bridge between classical texts and contemporary autobiographical poetry. ' Michael Ondaatje