Bill Carty

Bill Carty is the author of Huge Cloudy (Octopus Books, 2019), which was long-listed for the Believer Book Award. He has received poetry fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Artist Trust, Hugo House, and Jack Straw. Originally from coastal Maine, Bill now lives in Seattle, where he is senior editor at Poetry Northwest and teaches at Hugo House, the UW Robinson Center for Young Scholars, and Edmonds College.

May/June 2021

The Marshes Have No Memory

By Bill Carty

Read a micro-conversation with the author here. Man drove horse hard. Gray thoroughbred, half-brother to Guillotine. One day: heart attack. Reins dropped. Carriage wrecked. The horse collapsed. No marsh remembers […]

May/June 2021

Outer Lands

By Bill Carty

I’ll tell you the story. I was walking the outer edge of the outer lands where sporadic signs staked in dunes warned to keep distant from the mammals; in fact, […]