Skip to main content
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Poet and translator Patricio Ferrari to read at Boise State

May 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm MDT

Monday, May 2, 2022, 7:30 – 9 p.m.
Student Union Building, Alexander Room

The Boise State Creative Writing Program presents poet and translator Patricio Ferrari on Monday, May 2, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Union Building, Alexander Room. Ferrari will also present master classes on poetry translation to MFA students.

Ferrari left Argentina at 16 to study in the U.S. He received a master’s degree in comparative literature from Sorbonne-Nouvelle, an MFA in poetry from Brown University, and a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Lisbon.

He holds a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature from the Sorbonne-Nouvelle, an MFA in Poetry from Brown University, and a Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Lisbon.

A polyglot poet, Ferrari has two forthcoming multilingual manuscripts, “Mother’s Tongue in Progress” and “Elsehere.” He has translated poetry from French, Portuguese, English and Hindi. He recently edited and co-translated “The Galloping Hour: French Poems” by Alejandra Pizarnik (New Directions, 2018) with Forrest Gander.

He resides in New York City, teaches at Rutgers University, and collaborates with the Endangered Language Alliance, a non-profit organization focused on the linguistic diversity of urban areas throughout the world.