Following her innovative translations of Euripides in Grief Lessons (2006) and her creative play with book form in Nox (2010) and Float (2016), Anne Carson’s recent dialogue with Euripides is amongst her boldest. The Trojan Women (2021), a graphic ‘comics poem’, and H of H Playbook (2021), an ‘explosion of thought’ in the shape of a playbook with illustrations and notes, are a feast to the imagination for readers of Euripides and Carson. This special issue presents a series of interrelated takes on the two works by poets, artists, essayists, and scholars. It explores the books in relation to matters of materiality and the haptic, performance and the graphic novel form, ecopoetics, soundscapes, (self)repetition, myth-design, tragedy, 20th-century catastrophe and the posthuman, amongst other themes, as well as including an interview with artist and graphic designer Rosanna Bruno, illustrator The Trojan Women. The issue seeks to offer an appreciation of the contribution that Anne Carson has made to the reception of Euripides in textual and visual form.