W. S. Merwin with Naomi Shihab Nye


photo of W. S. Merwin with Naomi Shihab Nye
W. S. Merwin

W. S. Merwin, poet, translator, and environmental activist, has become one of the most widely read poets in America, with a career spanning five decades. The son of a Presbyterian minister, for whom...

W. S. Merwin full bio


photo of W. S. Merwin with Naomi Shihab Nye
Naomi Shihab Nye

Naomi Shihab Nye, a self-described “wandering poet,” is the author and/or editor of more than 30 volumes and is also an essayist and children’s author. She was born to a Palestinian father and an...

Naomi Shihab Nye full bio


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W. S. Merwin reading from his work, then joining in conversation with Naomi Shihab Nye. | Duration: 32:19

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W. S. Merwin was introduced by Naomi Shihab Nye, then read from his work.

W. S. Merwin in conversation with Naomi Shihab Nye.


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