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A Tribute to W. S. Merwin

Oct 21, 2019 | 8:00 pm

A tribute to W. S. Merwin, with 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.

Friends and fellow writers read from the work of W. S. Merwin in commemoration of his death on March 15, 2019. A two-term U.S. Poet Laureate, Merwin’s influence on American poetics has been profound.

Co-sponsored by 92Y, the Academy of American Poets, Copper Canyon Press, The Merwin Conservancy, and the Poetry Society of America.

This event is free, but tickets must be reserved in advance through the 92Y site.

Admission Free and open to the public; reservation required

Details

Date:
Oct 21, 2019
Time:
8:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.92y.org/event/a-celebration-of-w-s-merwin

Venue

Kaufmann Concert Hall
1395 Lexington Ave
New York, NY 10128 United States
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