poetry

  • March 8, 2013  

    Poet and writer Gretel Ehrlich shares her reflections on the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan in 2011, where she traveled to document the physical and emotional aftermath. Best known for her nature and travel writing, Ehrlich has authored 13 books, including three of poetry. Continue reading

  • March 6, 2013    

    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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  • March 4, 2013   BY  

    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.”
    Continue reading

  • March 4, 2013    

    David Ferry is the author of several books of poetry and translations. His collection “Bewilderment” won last year’s National Book Award for poetry. A profile of Ferry will air soon on the NewsHour.
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  • March 4, 2013    

    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.”
    Continue reading

  • March 4, 2013  

    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." Continue reading

  • February 25, 2013    

    Gerald Stern is the author of several collections of poetry and is the winner of numerous awards, including the National Book Award for “This Time: New and Selected Poems” (1998).
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  • January 31, 2013    

    At 87, Gerald Stern has been writing poetry for a long time and has been one of the nation’s most honored poets. He recently received a new honor for a collection called “Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992”: the prestigious Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress.
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  • January 31, 2013    

    At 87, Gerald Stern has been writing poetry for a long time and has been one of the nation’s most honored poets. He recently received a new honor for a collection called “Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992”: the prestigious Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress.
    Continue reading

  • January 31, 2013    

    At 87, Gerald Stern has been writing poetry for a long time and has been one of the nation’s most honored poets. He recently received a new honor for a collection called “Early Collected Poems: 1965-1992”: the prestigious Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress, given to the most distinguished book of verse published in the last two years.
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