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Order of Canada

Anne Carson, C.M.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Anne Carson, C.M. C.M. Ann Arbor, Michigan
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada June 29, 2005
A poet and essayist, as well as a classical scholar, Anne Carson is a singular voice in the literature of our country. Her writing combines extraordinary intelligence with an intuitive music, in a way that critics and readers around the world have recognized as unique in contemporary poetry. Known for the intellectual rigour of her work as well as for its creativity, she continues to redefine what a book of poetry can be and to bring great honour to Canadian letters.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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