Charles Martin

CHARLES MARTIN is a poet and translator. His verse translation of Ovid’s Metamorphoses (W.W. Norton, 2003) was selected as co-winner of the Harold Morton Landon Award from the Academy of American Poets for 2004. In 2005, he received an Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His most recent book of poems, Starting from Sleep: New and Selected Poems (Sewanee Writers’ Series/ The Overlook Press, 2002), was a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Award of the Academy of American Poets.