Poet David Ferry on Writing Verse, Reading Poems, Winning Awards at 88

BY Tom LeGro  March 4, 2013 at 6:00 PM EDT

Jeffrey Brown profiles David Ferry, a poet concerned with making connections to classical literature. Ferry was recently honored with the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize as well as the National Book Award for poetry. At age 88, he is currently tackling a translation of Virgil’s “Aeneid.”

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