Christopher Childers M.F.A. ’16 awarded NEA Literature Translation Fellowship

Congratulations to Chris Childers, recent M.F.A. in poetry and instructor in The Writing Seminars, for a $12,500 award from the National Endowment for the Arts to support the retranslation of Latin and Greek lyric poetry from the 7th century B.C.E. to the 1st century C.E. in one comprehensive anthology. Greek and Latin Lyric Poetry from Archilochus to Martial features over 25 poets—including Sappho, Ovid, and Horace—in a more than 400-page anthology of voices from the ancient Mediterranean. Childers is one of only twenty-two recipients of the NEA’s translation fellowships this year. His own poems, essays and translations have appeared in such journals as The Yale Review,The Kenyon Review, Parnassus, and our own The Hopkins Review.