Poet David Ferry

davidferrybookAward-winning poet David Ferry will give a reading on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in Devlin Hall, room 101. Among Ferry’s books of poetry are Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (winner of the National Book Award for Poetry) and  On This Side of the River: Selected Poems and Dwelling Places: Poems and Translations. His translations include The Georgics of Virgil, The Eclogues of Virgil, and The Odes of Horace. He has been honored with a Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize, Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize and a Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress. Sponsors: Poetry Days and Lowell Humanities Series

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