The 82-year old poet and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner has just been named U.S. Poet Laureate. Hear him read his work aloud. More »
W. S. Merwin received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in poetry for The Shadow of Sirius. His many works of poetry and translation include Present Company (2007), Migration: New and Selected Poems (2005), and a version of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (2004). He lives in Hawaii.
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