Academy Fellowship

W. S. Merwin

YearPrize Amount
1973$25,000

 

W. S. Merwin

William Stanley Merwin was born in New York City on September 30, 1927. He attended Princeton University on a scholarship, where he was a classmate of Galway Kinnell, and studied poetry with the critic R. P. Blackmur, and his teaching assistant, John Berryman

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