The Poetry Reading Series at
Co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities at Boston University,
the College of General Studies and the ALSCW
Thursday, December 5th at 6 p.m.
Katzenberg Center, 3rd Floor, 871 Commonwealth Avenue
David Ferry is the author of Of No Country I Know: New and Selected Poems and Translations, winner of the 2000 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry and the Academy of American Poets’ Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize. He is the translator of Gilgamesh(1992), The Odes of Horace (1998), The Eclogues of Virgil (1999), The Epistles of Horace (2001), winner of the Landon Translation Prize, and The Georgics of Virgil (2005), all published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Ferry’s other awards include the Sixtieth Fellowship of The Academy of American Poets, the Teasdale Prize for Poetry, the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, the Ingram Merrill Award, and the William Arrowsmith Translation Prize from AGNI magazine. His most recent book, Bewilderment, won the National Book Award for Poetry (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2012).