Poetry Reading by David Ferry, The Aeneid

6:00 pm on Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Contact Name:
Meg Tyler
David Ferry, reading from his new version of the Aeneid: December 6, 6pm in the Katzenberg Center at BU College of General Studies David Ferry is an acclaimed American poet and translator. Ferry’s translations, which include some of the world’s major works of poetry including The Odes of Horace, and both The Eclogues and Georgics of Virgil, are known for their fluency and grace. In addition to his lauded translations, Ferry is also a prize-winning poet in his own right. His poetic works include Dwelling Places(1993) and Of No Country I Know: New and Selected Poems and Translations (1999), which won the Lenore Marshall Prize, the Bingham Poetry Prize, the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress, and was a finalist for the L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award and the New Yorker Book Award. Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations(2012), won the National Book Award for Poetry.