David Ferry


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Author's Bio

2013 On This Side of the River, Waywise Press, UK; BewldermentNew Poems and Translations, 2012, Virgil, Georgics, FSG, 2005; also tr, FSG, Virgil, Eckogues, Horaces, Odes, Horace, Epistles, Gilgamesh: A New Rendering inglish Vers. 1999 Of No Country UI Know; New and Selected Poems and Translations.

Publications & Prizes

Prizes won: 

2012 National Book Award for Poetry;
201 1Ruth B Lilly Award, Poetry Fou ndation; 2000 Lenore Marshall Award, SAcademy of American Poets; 2000 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize, Library of Congress; Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; 60th Fellow, Academy of American Poens; Guggemheim Fellowship, 1996; Ingram Merrill Award for Poetry and Translation, 1993; 2001 Harold Morton Landon Translation Prize, Academy of American Poets; 2007 Golden Rose, for lifetime ahcievement, New England Poetry Club, Teasdale Prize for Poetry; many others.

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Maplewood, NJ
New Jersey
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