W. S. Merwin

W. S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927. His book Migration: Selected Poems 1951–2001 won the National Book Award for poetry in 2005, and he has twice won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry. In 2010 Merwin was named Poet Laureate of the United States, and in 2013 he was the first recipient of the International Zbigniew Herbert Prize. His most recent collection is The Essential W. S. Merwin (Copper Canyon Press, 2017). Merwin lives and works in Hawaii, where he maintains a garden of rare and endangered palm trees.

WORKS THAT HAVE APPEARED IN NARRATIVE: