Welcome to the official website of late Angela Carter, novelist, poet, short story writer & one of the most original voices in the 20th century English literature.

This website is aimed at the general reader.   It contains information on her books, her publishers, how to contact the Estate as well as news about forthcoming reissues, other books and links to interviews and articles.

Recent News

"Pussy" - a musical adaptation of Angela Carter.
Pussy is a musical adaptation of Angela Carter’s radio play and short story Puss-in-Boots from her well-known collection of short
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The life and work of Angela Carter [timeline]
Award-winning author Angela Carter is widely viewed as one of the great modern English writers. Known for her use of
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Angela Carter’s Feminist Mythology
By Joan Acocella for The New Yorker The English novelist Angela Carter is best known for her 1979 book “The Bloody
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"Vampirella" an opera by Siobhán Cleary
A new opera by Siobhán Cleary with a libretto by Katy Hayes is based on theon the radio play of
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Selected Works

Burning Your Boats

book cover: Burning Your Boats
 This volume presents Carter's considerable legacy of short fiction gathered from published books, and includes early and previously unpublished stories ...
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American Ghosts…

book cover: American Ghosts and Old World Wonders
A collection of short stories which tear through the archives of cinema, of art and of the subconscious. A young ...
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Black Venus

book cover: Black Venus
Black Venus (also published as Saints and Strangers), is an anthology of short fiction. Angela Carter takes real people and ...
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Fireworks: Nine Profane Pieces

book cover for Fireworks Nine Profane Pieces
In this collection of nine short stories, Carter pinpoints the symbolism of city streets and weaves allegories around forests and ...
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