W. S. Merwin poetry reading was Tuesday

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The former U.S. Poet Laureate, translator, essayist, and environmental activist read in Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall.

W.S. Merwin - The Merwin Conservancy

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
7:30 pm Poetry Reading - Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall

The reading is free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible, and will be followed by a booksale and signing. For more information, please see the Smith College news release or the Poetry Center website.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Merwin is one of the most widely read—and imitated—poets in the English language. Poet, translator, essayist, playwright and environmental activist, he has published 50 books and garnered most of the major prizes in American letters, including the Yale Series of Younger Poets Award, the Pulitzer Prize (twice) and the Bollingen Prize.

Note: Some of the resources on this page require a Smith Network login to access from off-campus.


Biography in Context - Academic Journals, Reference Sources, News and Magazines.

Books & Artices

Discover - Search for books and articles by and about W.S. Merwin

Five College Library Catalog - Search for books by W.S. Merwin


Site Link
The Merwin Conservancy http://www.merwinconservancy.org/
Poets.org - poems, bio, and more (audio) http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/123
The Poetry Foundation - bio, poems, and more http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/w-s-merwin
Bill Moyers Journal http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/
W.S. Merwin on Youtube http://www.youtube.com


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