A. E. Stallings

A. E. Stallings  is an American poet and former MacArthur fellow who lives in Athens, Greece. Her most recent collection of poems is titled Like. She can be reached on Twitter at @ae_stallings.

Warrior Eros

How an army of homosexual men became one of the most elite fighting forces of the ancient world

by A. E. Stallings | Saturday, July 24, 2021

Five Poems

Getting In, Daylilies, Funeral of a Bumblebee, Song for Jacqueline, and Little Iliad

by A. E. Stallings | Monday, March 02, 2020

Swimming the River of Song

How a young scholar demystified the ancient oral tradition

by A. E. Stallings | Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The Swift Completion

Why letters matter

by A. E. Stallings | Monday, August 24, 2020

The Sculptor vs. the Poet

Marble can be toppled, yet words are eternal

by A. E. Stallings | Monday, July 13, 2020

Movement and Stillness

Quarantine and sculpture in the First Cemetery of Athens

by A. E. Stallings | Monday, June 08, 2020

Remembering Richard Wilbur

Thoughts on the Pulitzer prize–winning poet

by A. E. Stallings | Monday, October 23, 2017

The Historical Present

Robert Fagle's bold solutions to the problem of Virgil

by A. E. Stallings | Friday, December 01, 2006

Lives of the Ancients

Animating the Greeks and Romans

by A. E. Stallings | Thursday, September 05, 2013

Latin’s Eminent Career

Is the language of empire, the church, scholarship, and Europe nearing retirement?

by A. E. Stallings | Saturday, December 01, 2007