by The Scottish Poetry Library

The SPL Podcast: Carrie Etter

July 20, 2016 | by The Scottish Poetry Library

In this podcast Jennifer Williams talks to Carrie Etter about her newest collection, Scar (Shearsman 2016), a sequence exploring the impact of climate change on her home state of Illinois which speaks to problems faced by all of us as we enter this period of environmental catastrophe. Carrie Etter is an American poet resident in Bath since 2001. Previously she lived in Normal, Illinois (until age 19) and southern California (from age 19 to 32). They also discuss the importance of introducing students to a diverse range of poetic styles and voices, trends in American and UK poetry and much more.

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