Friday, June 26, 2009
Pulitzer Winner W.S. Merwin Interviewed on PBS’s Bill Moyers Journal, Friday, June 26
This Friday, June 26, the Bill Moyers Journal will feature poet W.S. Merwin and his Pulitzer prize-winning book, The Shadow of Sirius.
For information on the broadcast in your area: Check Time and Stations.
With this second Pulitzer, Copper Canyon poet W.S. Merwin has established himself as one of the most influential poets of our time. In this candid interview with Bill Moyers, Merwin shares his unique perspective on a lifetime of literary achievements, reads poems from his new book, and fields questions ranging from poetic inspiration to political engagement.
I hope you enjoy the show and welcome your thoughts and reactions to the broadcast. We also encourage you to forward this email to friends and post a comment on our Facebook page.
Copper Canyon Press
Special Offer: Purchasing a copy of The Shadow of Sirius—or any of our W.S. Merwin books listed below—directly from Copper Canyon Press is an effective way to support our mission.
Order any W.S. Merwin books by June 30 and receive free shipping. Simply type “Moyers” in the “coupon code” section of our secure checkout… and while you’re there, please make a tax deductible donation. Your support—as a reader and a donor—is vital to the future of Copper Canyon Press, a non-profit publisher that invests every dollar into publishing and promoting poetry.
To read poems, reviews, and descriptions of W.S. Merwin books published by Copper Canyon Press, click on the titles below:
The Shadow of Sirius, winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize
Migration: New and Selected Poems, winner of the National Book Award
Present Company, winner of the Bobbit Poetry Prize from the Library of Congress
The Book of Fables (short prose pieces)
The First Four Books of Poems (complete text of Merwin’s first four books)
The Second Four Books of Poems (complete text of Merwin’s second four books)
Flower & Hand: Poems 1977-1983 (complete text of three Merwin volumes)
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