W. S. Merwin with Naomi Shihab Nye


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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.


photo of W. S. Merwin with Naomi Shihab Nye
W. S. Merwin (1927-2019)

W. S. Merwin, poet, translator, and environmental activist, was one of the most widely read and beloved poets in America. The son of a Presbyterian minister, for whom he began writing hymns at the...

W. S. Merwin (1927-2019) 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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