Elizabeth Marie Young

Elizabeth Marie Young is a Boston-based poet and educator. She spent a decade as a professor of ancient Greek and Roman languages and literature and has published widely on the poetry and culture of ancient Rome. Her first book of poems, Aim Straight at the Fountain and Press Vaporize, won the Motherwell Prize from Fence Books. She is also the author of a chapbook of queer, X-rated sonnets and Translation as Muse: Poetic Translation in Catullus’s Rome, a book about the ancient Roman understanding of lyric translation and literary creativity. She has been a National Poetry Series Finalist and an artist in residence at the Vermont Studio Center and the Squire Foundation. Her poems have recently appeared in journals including Painted Bride Quarterly, The Chicago Review  and Sugar House Review

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