A.E. Stallings

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A. E. Stallings grew up in unincorporated Decatur near Toco Hill, attended Oak Grove Elementary School, Briarcliff High School, and the University of Georgia, where she majored in Latin. She studied Latin and Greek at Oxford University. She publishes poetry, criticism, and translation. Her most recent poetry collection, Like, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. A selected poems, This Afterlife, is due out with Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A Guggenheim and MacArthur fellow, and inductee into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, she lives in the other Athens (in Greece), with her husband, the journalist John Psaropoulos. The have two children, Jason and Atalanta.

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