COOK, Ferris. American, b. 1950. Genres: Homes/Gardens. Career: Gear, NYC, product designer, 1987; Fred C. Gloeckner Co. (horticultural brokerage), NYC, customer service representative, 1987-88; Smithsonian Guide to Historic America, assistant photographic editor, 1988-89; illustrator and writer, 1989-. American Museum of Natural History, assistant to the manager of special publications, 1991. Work exhibited at solo and group shows. Publications: (and illustrator) The Garden Trellis, 1996. EDITOR: Invitation to the Garden, 1992. EDITOR & ILLUSTRATOR: Garden Dreams, 1991; Remembered Gardens, 1993; P. Neruda, Odes to Common Things, 1994; P. Neruda, Odes to Opposites, 1995; Rilke, The Rose Window (And Other Verse from New Poems), 1997; E. Dickinson, A Murmur in the Trees, 1998; The Sonnets of Shakespeare, 1998; Gifts of Love: A Selection of Love Poetry, 2000; Bark: A Selection of Poetry about Dogs, 2000; Yowl: A Selection of Poetry about Cats, 2001. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: 438 Mohonk Rd, High Falls, NY 12440, U.S.A.