Jared Carter Poetry
Like many aspiring writers, Jared Carter followed a path that led from the small town to the bright lights of New York, San Francisco, and Paris. But his writing brought him back to the Midwestern landscape that he knew best.
Jared Carter's poems seek to discover the potential for tragedy and transcendence in everyday life. They begin with a place called Mississinewa County, but they reach beyond that world, and search for an understanding common to us all.
The close examination of a poem, or a book of poems, requires careful analysis tempered with literary insight. Here you will find a variety of articles, papers, and selected reviews that deal with Jared Carter's poetry.