Anne Carson was born in Canada and teaches ancient Greek for a living. She is author of The Autobiography of Red, The Beauty of the Husband, Decreation, Economy of the Unlost, Eros the Bittersweet, Glass, Irony and God, Grief Lessons, If Not, Winter, Men in the Off Hours, Norma Jean Baker of Troy, Nox, Plainwater and Red Doc>. Antigonick, her translation of Sophokles' play Antigone, was published in 2012 by New Directions (USA) and Bloodaxe Books (UK) in a hardback edition with illustrations by Bianca Stone. Antigonick won the 2012 Criticos Prize for an original work, written in (or translated into) English, inspired by Greece or Greek exploits, culture or history. Her latest books are The Trojan Women, a collaboration with Rosanna Bruno in a comic book reimagining of Euripides' tragedy, published in 2021 by New Directions (USA) and Bloodaxe Books (UK), and H of H Playbook (New Directions/Jonathan Cape, 2021).
Books by Anne Carson