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Poet David Ferry on Writing Verse, Winning Awards at 88

  • Aired: 03/04/2013
  • 05:18
  • Rating: E
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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