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A.E. Stallings

A.E. Stallings studied Classics in Athens, Georgia, and has lived in Athens, Greece, since 1999.  She has published three collections, most recently Olives.  Her verse translation of Lucretius, The Nature of Things was published by Penguin Classics.  She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim, USA, and MacArthur Foundations.

Ten Things I Can’t Do Without

  1. Hot sauce
  2. The Odyssey
  3. A.E. Housman
  4. Outdoor Summer Cinema in Athens (Greece)
  5. Knitting
  6. Tsanka, the saintly Bulgarian babysitter without whom nothing is possible
  7. Fountain pens
  8. Swimming in the sea
  9. Jane Austen
  10. The reality check of my husband and kids

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