The 52nd Annual Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Reading on Thur. 5/28 at 8pm in Kane 130 (the Roethke Auditorium) and will feature poet David Ferry. This event is free and open to the public. We hope to see you and other members of the UW student, staff, and faculty community there.
David Ferry is the author of eight books of poetry, including Bewilderment, winner of the 2012 National Book Award and praised in The New Yorker as “one of the great books of poetry of this young century.” His many honors include the Lenore Marshall Prize, the Bingham Poetry Prize, the Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress and the Ruth Lily Life Prize for lifetime achievement.
In addition to—and inextricable from—his work as a poet, Ferry is perhaps the most acclaimed and lauded translator of...Read more