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

Rosemary Hill on Angela’s poetry

Rosemary Hill discusses Angela Carter's poetry and early career, and introduces her new edition of the poems, 'Unicorn' at the London Review Bookshop. Manuscript Below is  the manuscript copy of the poem Unicorn [envira-gallery id="522"] ...
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The Guardian: A book to share

book cover: The Bloody Chamber
(The Guardian, January 2016) Stumbling across a well-thumbed copy of Angela Carter’s 1991 novel, Wise Children, in a secondhand bookshop, I was heartened – and a little saddened – to notice that I was not alone in choosing this title ...
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Angela Carter talks to Lisa Appignanesi

Brief highlights from an interview of Angela Carter by Lisa Appignanesi. Apologies for the poor quality of the video ...
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Selected Writings

book cover for Fireworks Nine Profane Pieces

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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book cover for The Passion of New Eve

The Passion of New Eve

This story follows Evelyn, a young Englishman, along a journey through mythology and sexuality. It is a story of how ...
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cover of the novel Love


"One day, Annabel saw the sun and moon in the sky at the same time. The sight filled her with ...
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cover of the novel Several Perceptions

Several Perceptions

Centre stage in Angela Carter's unruly tale of the Flower Power Generation is Joseph - a decadent, disorientated rebel without ...
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