Caroline Carver

Caroline CarverCaroline Carver has published two previous collections, Jigharzi an me from Semicolon Press, and Bone-fishing from Peterloo Poets. Among her other successes, she won the National Poetry Prize in 1998. She lives in Cornwall, where she has a long involvement with the Falmouth Poetry Group. Both Penelope Shuttle and D M Thomas have endorsed this new collection.

Sample poem: lizard

Oversteps publications

Three Hares (2009)

LifeCycle (click to enlarge)


Recent news

  • Caroline Carver was one of the organisers of the successful Cornwall Contemporary Poetry Festival at the Calstock Arts Centre.

    [9-Sep-14 ]

  • Caroline Carver is currently poet-in-residence with the Marine Institute, Plymouth University.

    [15-May-13 ]

  • Michael Swan, Caroline Carver and Alwyn Marriage gave a reading last week at the beautiful Walpole Old Chapel in Suffolk.

    [25-Jun-11 ]

  • Caroline Carver will be reading and leading a workshop in Guernsey on Saturday 14th May.

    [12-May-11 ]

  • Oversteps poets continue to win prizes. The last few weeks have seen several successes: in the National Poetry Competition, both Giles Goodland and Caroline Carver were commended; Elisabeth Rowe has been shortlisted for the Strokestown prize; Alwyn Marriage was Highly Commended in the Mirehouse competition at Words by the Water; and Christopher North has won the Mayor’s Competition in Enfield. Congratulations to all of them.

    [30-Mar-11 ]