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David Ferry

David Ferry is a poet and translator. His most recent book of poems, Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (University of Chicago Press), won the 2012 National Book Award. In 2011 he was awarded the Ruth B. Lilly Prize "for lifetime achievement," by the Poetry Foundation. His most recent book of translations is The Georgics of Virgil (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005). He is currently translating Virgil's Aeneid. His On This Side of the River: Selected Poems (2012) was published by The Waywiser Press in the U.K. (updated 10/2014)

Ferry’s translation The Odes of Horace was reviewed in AGNI 48 by Christopher Davis.

AGNI has published the following work by David Ferry:

In the Garden

AGNI has published the following translations by David Ferry:

from The Aeneid by Virgil
from The Eclogues (First and Ninth Eclogues) by Virgil
from Georgic III (lines 72-122) by Virgil
Satire i.1 by Horace
To Lydia by Horace
To Praise Aelius Lamia by Horace
To Pyrrhus by Horace
To Virgil by Horace

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