W.S. Merwin with Michael Silverblatt


About this Event

Please enjoy a video of Mr. Merwin talking about poetry and living in the city and the country available at poets.org.

Photos from this event are available on Flickr.


Audio from this Event

W.S. Merwin read from his work, then joined in conversation with Michael Silverblatt. | Duration: 1:27:10

Video from this Event


W.S. Merwin was introduced by Michael Silverblatt, then read from his work.


W.S. Merwin in conversation with Michael Silverblatt.


photo of W.S. Merwin with Michael Silverblatt
W. S. Merwin

W.S. Merwin (1927-2019) was an American poet, translator, and environmental activist. The son of a Presbyterian minister, for whom he began writing hymns at the age of five, Merwin went to Europe as...

W. S. Merwin full bio


photo of W.S. Merwin with Michael Silverblatt
Michael Silverblatt

Michael Silverblatt, described as “the guy authors go to when they want a serious literary conversation about their work,” is the host of KCRW’s Bookworm, a nationally syndicated radio program...

Michael Silverblatt full bio


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