NOW AVAILABLE IN A NEW EDITION – Short Talks: Brick Books Classics 1
– published in 2015. Click here for more information.
Shortlisted for the 1993 A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry (QSPELL, now the Quebec Writers Federation). Alcuin Citation in 1993 for excellence in book design in Canada.
Lyric sermons: Riddle-poems that consist only of answers: Lou Reid meets Claude Monet and converts to Zen: The pure hilarious ache of ontology: Short Talks is elegiac, perceptive, droll. It is the first book-length collection by an accomplished, original voice. Sunday mornings are never going to be the same again.
“The voice is laconic and composed but its images come off these pages resonant (more than resonant, shaking) with their own newness.” – Don Coles
With cover art and line drawing by Anne Carson
- Short Talks by Anne Carson
Iris Dunkle, The Rumpus, July 27, 2016
- Reading Anne Carson’s Reissued Short Talks
Harriet blog, Poetry Foundation, July 28, 2016
- Open Book Recommends: 2015 Holiday Reading Guide Part Two
Open Book, December 15, 2015
- Short Talks by Anne Carson Brick Books Classics, 2015
Laura Saurborn Young, American Microreviews & Interviews, Issue 14, February 5th, 2015
Jason Rotstein, Canadian Literature 224, Spring 2015
About the Author
Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek for a living. A former MacArthur Fellow, awards for her numerous books include the T.S. Eliot Prize and The Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Red Doc> was recently awarded the Griffin Poetry Prize and the inaugural Folio Prize. Her first full poetry collection Short Talks…