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A Tribute to W. S. Merwin

Friends and fellows writers share the beloved poet's work, including Sonnet Coggins, Robert Hass, Edward Hirsch, Howard Norman, Naomi Shihab Nye, Michael Ondaatje, John Burnham Schwartz, Tracy K. Smith, Michael Wiegers, and Terry Tempest Williams.

A former Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, W. S. Merwin also served as Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress and as Poet Laureate of the United States from 2010 to 2011. He died on March 15, 2019.

Cosponsored by the 92Y Unterberg Poetry Center, Academy of American Poets, Copper Canyon Press, The Merwin Conservancy, Poets House, and the Poetry Society of America. Free with registration: 92Y.org/events.

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