A. E. Stallings

A. E. Stallings studied classics at the University of Georgia in Athens, and now lives in Athens, Greece. Like (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2018), her latest collection of poems, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She has also recently published verse translations of Hesiod’s Works and Days (Penguin Classics, 2018), and the pseudo-Homeric Battle Between the Frogs and the Mice (Paul Dry Books, 2019). In November 2019, she was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame.

A. E. Stallings


Achilles; On Being Thrown from a Horse at 49; & Verge

Verge Sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron A prayer for daughters, for Myrto and Atalanta τάς τε κόρας, Λιμνᾶτι, κόρᾳ κόρα, ὡς ἐπιεικές   Day-trip from Athens, on a day Too fine for anyone to stay Within the walls—and so we splurge On time and gas, to river’s verge, Where columns, reconstructed, stand On tiptoes on the boggy land: […]

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