Anders Carlson-Wee


Los Angeles, CA 90027

Author's Bio

Anders Carlson-Wee is the author of DISEASE OF KINGS (W.W. Norton, 2023), THE LOW PASSIONS (W.W. Norton, 2019), a New York Public Library Book Group Selection, and DYNAMITE (Bull City Press, 2015), winner of the Frost Place Chapbook Prize. His work has appeared in The Paris Review, BuzzFeed, American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly Review, and many other publications. The recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Bread Loaf, Sewanee, and the Napa Valley Writers’ Conference, he is the winner of the Poetry International Prize. His work has been translated into Chinese. Anders holds an MFA from Vanderbilt University and lives in Los Angeles. He is represented by Rob McQuilkin at Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents.

Publications & Prizes

Disease of Kings (W. W. Norton & Company, 2023)
The Low Passions (W. W. Norton & Company, 2019)
Dynamite (Bull City Press, 2015)
Prizes won: 

National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship / Poetry International Prize / Frost Place Chapbook Prize / Ninth Letter Poetry Award / Blue Mesa Review Poetry Prize / New Delta Review Editors' Choice Prize

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Born in: 
Minneapolis, MN
Raised in: 
Moorhead, MN
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Last update: Dec 05, 2022