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Posts Tagged ‘W.S. Merwin’

Maui Celebrates a New Shrine to Merwin (in Chicago) May 15, 2017: We’ve covered Chicago’s American Writers Museum in these pages before. At the Maui News, Lee Imada reports, in particular, on a palm forest growing in the museum, to honor Maui poet W.S. [...] by

NYT Compares New Books by Merwin, Fitzgerald September 20, 2016: Jeff Gordinier unpacks new books by poets of two wildly different generations and styles in the latest installment of NYT’s “Books of the Times” column: Adam Fitzgerald’s [...] by

Washington Post Reveals Olds, Youn, and Merwin’s Mastery September 15, 2016: Washington Post’s Elizabeth Lund reviews new books by recent award winners and long-listers Sharon Olds, Monica Youn, and W.S. Merwin. Lund starts out with Sharon Olds’s Odes which, she [...] by

W.S. Merwin’s Johnny Appleseed Turn February 23, 2015: PBS NewsHour tracks down American poet W.S. Merwin in Hawaii, where he plants palm trees. He bought three acres of an old pineapple plantation in the ’70s, the spot where a forest of palm trees [...] by

‘the externalization of our infinite inner world’: Reviewing W.S. Merwin’s Selected Translations October 24, 2012: The Rumpus reviews Merwin’s latest, Selected Translations. Joe Winkler has these sage thoughts on the nature of poetry translations: In a way that Merwin doesn’t elucidate, an understanding [...] by

Help This W.S. Merwin Documentary Get Made May 2, 2012: Poet and environmental activist W.S. Merwin is the subject of this documentary, whose Kickstarter campaign is under way. From their Kickstarter page: Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin has won almost every [...] by

Poems for transforming sorrow January 14, 2011: The University of Arizona Poetry Center has posted three poems that represent why “people turn to poetry in times of crisis.” Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin, whose poem To the New Year [...] by