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Edward Carey
Contributor History
  • A Semi-Prehensile Lip, Conjunctions:61
  • The Extraordinary Life and Historic Adventures of a Servant called LITTLE, Written and Drawn by Herself, Conjunctions:69 (8–27)

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Edward Carey
Writer and illustrator Edward Carey is the author of Observatory Mansions (Crown) and Alva and Irva (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), as well as the Iremonger Trilogy for young adults: Heap House, Foulsham, and Lungdon (Overlook). He teaches at the University of Texas at Austin.

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Spring 2024
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April 10, 2024
I do not like old water.

The water in the ocean is old

The lake is old

But maybe it’s not

Subject to the logic of time, of old and new.

Water.
April 3, 2024
To my beloved sense of security, it’s your perimeter
that draws its corners like a belt when it comes down
to eating frozen foods out of the ground, each unenvelopment a finer slice of skin, hooped up inside     a shuffle to which turns quicken around the other way, like Artaud said about dead bolts, skull-clangor, that rings out.
March 27, 2024
On my day off, I drove my aging father to his death in the quaint town he had frequented after the navy when he was bouncing between jobs. On the phone, two nights before the fated trip, was the first I had heard him speak of this place. Though I believed him, doubts soon set in, and I wondered whether his claim was a phantom of his condition.
The acclaimed, genre-spanning writer reads from her work.
Monday, April 22, 2024
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm EDT/GMT-4
Campus Center, Weis Cinema