W.S. Merwin with Michael Silverblatt


photo of W.S. Merwin with Michael Silverblatt
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 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


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.


Want to subscribe to Lannan Podcasts?

Please visit our podcast site to receive automatic downloads of our newest audio and video programs.

< Phyllis Bennis with David Barsamian

Transparent: Opening Reception >