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, Nox, and 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.
Books by Anne Carson