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David Ferry
Portrait of David Ferry

David Ferry is a poet and translator. His most recent book of poems, Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (University of Chicago Press), won the 2012 National Book Award. In 2011 he was awarded the Ruth B. Lilly Prize “for lifetime achievement,” by the Poetry Foundation. His most recent book of translations is The Georgics of Virgil (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2005). He is currently translating Virgil’s Aeneid. His On This Side of the River: Selected Poems (2012) was published by The Waywiser Press in the U.K. (updated 10/2014)

Ferry’s translation The Odes of Horace was reviewed in AGNI 48 by Christopher Davis.

AGNI has published the following work:

Poetry
In the Garden
AGNI 29 and 30 Print Only

AGNI has published the following translations:

Poetry
To Virgil
By Horace
Translated from the Latin by David Ferry
AGNI 42 Print Only
Poetry
To Praise Aelius Lamia
By Horace
Translated from the Latin by David Ferry
AGNI 42 Print Only
Poetry
To Pyrrhus
By Horace
Translated from the Latin by David Ferry
AGNI 42 Print Only
Poetry
To Lydia
By Horace
Translated from the Latin by David Ferry
AGNI 42 Print Only
Poetry
from The Eclogues: First and Ninth Eclogues
By Virgil
Translated from the Latin by David Ferry
AGNI 48 Print Only
Poetry
Satire i.1
By Horace
Translated from the Latin by David Ferry
AGNI 73 Print Only
Poetry
from The Aeneid
By Virgil
Translated from the Latin by David Ferry
AGNI 80 Print Only
Poetry
from Georgic III (lines 71-122)
By Virgil
Translated from the Latin by David Ferry
Poetry
Herbst
By Rainer Maria Rilke
Translated from the German by David Ferry
AGNI 29 and 30 Print Only
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