Caroline Carver

Caroline Carver was conceived in New Zealand, born in England, lived in Bermuda, Jamaica and Canada, has travelled widely in Europe and now lives in Cornwall. Her poetry is inspired by all of these countries, plus the fact that she has been a skier, climber and sailor. She won the National Poetry Competition in 1998. Her collection, Three Hares, was published by Oversteps in 2009.

Sample poem: beyond the forest

Oversteps publications

Cannonball with feathers (2022)

Recent news

  • 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 ]

  • Four Oversteps poets will be reading at Falmouth Library next Monday evening, 28th March, at 6.30pm. The readers will be Elisabeth Rowe, Angela Stoner, Caroline Carver and Alwyn Marriage; and there will be some open mic slots for other poets.

    [21-Mar-11 ]

  • Caroline Carver will be reading at the Second Light Spring Festival at the Art Workers’ Guild in London on 2nd April, and as part of the Oversteps reading at Falmouth Library on March 28th.

    [23-Feb-11 ]