Witness: The Ecological Poetry of W.S. Merwin
(Feature Length Documentary, 1997)
A documentary film by Larry Cameron and John Carpenter about the emergence of W.S. Merwin’s environmental consciousness. From his home in Hawaii, Merwin speaks of his life and poetry and reads from his work. Made in 1997 with the University of South Carolina.
Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin Closes the Literary Season
May 4th, 2011, Library of Congress
U.S. Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin concludes the Library of Congress spring literary season – and his tenure as Poet Laureate – with a reading of his work.
A Conversation with Poet Laureate W.S. Merwin
The Kenyon Review, 2010
Kenyon Review editor David Lynn and poetry editor David Baker chat with Poet Laureate and recipient of the 2010 Kenyon Review Award for Literary Excellence, W. S. Merwin.