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Thursday, June 6 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cary Library Poetry Series

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David Ferry is an acclaimed American poet and translator. Ferry’s translations, which include The Odes of Horace, and both The Eclogues and Georgics of Virgil, are known for their fluency and grace. Ferry is also a prize-winning poet. 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, among others. Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations(2012), won the National Book Award for Poetry.
In addition to his many awards, Ferry received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the Academy of American Poets. In 1998 he was elected a fellow to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. The Sophie Chantal Hart Professor Emeritus of English at Wellesley College, he is a visiting lecturer in creative writing at Boston University.

Jennifer Clarvoe has published two books of poems, Invisible Tender and Counter-Amores. A recipient of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award and the Rome Prize in Literature, she recently retired from Kenyon College, where she taught poetry, creative writing, and literature about art. She was a resident at the James Merrill House in Stonington, CT, and has recent poems in Memorious and Salamander.

Poet-in-residence for the interdisciplinary concert series, Music of Reality, and winner of the Francis Bergen Memorial Prize for Fiction awarded by the Yale Literary Magazine and the Elmore A. Willetz Prize for Fiction awarded by the Department of English, Sabrina Sadique received her BA in English with distinction from Yale College in 2004, and MA in English from Harvard in 2006. Sadique’s doctoral dissertation at Harvard compares perceptions and literary formulations of gender and Islam between the postcolonial and post-9/11 narrative modes with an emphasis on the ethics, politics, and economics of globalization and Muslim diaspora. Vocal installations of her texts have been featured at Arts, Letters, and Numbers, where she served as a Literary Fellow.


Thursday June 6, 2019 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Cary Memorial Library 1874 Mass. Ave. Lexington


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