Quotes by W. S. Merwin

About W. S. Merwin:

William Stanley Merwin is an American poet, credited with over fifty books of poetry, translation and prose. During the 1960s anti-war movement, Merwin's unique craft was thematically characterized by indirect, unpunctuated narration. In the 1980s and 1990s, Merwin's writing influence derived from his interest in Buddhist philosophy and deep ecology. Residing in Hawaii, he writes prolifically and is dedicated to the restoration of the islands' rainforests.

Author Bio

  • NameW. S. Merwin
  • DescriptionAmerican poet
  • BornSeptember 30, 1927
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPoet; Writer; Translator
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; PEN Translation Prize; Bollingen Prize; Pulitzer Prize For Poetry; National Book Award