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W. S. Merwin

(1927 - 2019)

Bibliography
The Mays of Ventadorn (Copper Canyon Press, 2019)
The Essential Merwin (Copper Canyon Press, 2017)
Garden Time (Copper Canyon Press, 2016)
The Shadow of Sirius (Copper Canyon Press, 2008)
The Book of Fables (Copper Canyon Press, 2007)
Present Company (Copper Canyon Press, 2007)
Migrations: New and Selected Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 2005)
The Pupil (Alfred A. Knopf, 2001)
The First Four Books of Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 2000)
The River Sound (Alfred A. Knopf, 1999)
The Folding Cliffs : a narrative (Random House, 1998)
Flower & Hand : poems, 1977-1983 (Copper Canyon Press, 1997)
The Vixen (Alfred A. Knopf, 1996)
The Miner's Pale Children (Henry Holt & Co., 1994)
Travels (Alfred A. Knopf, 1993)
The Second Four Books of Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 1993)
The Lost Upland (Henry Holt & Co., 1993)
The Lost Upland (Alfred A. Knopf, 1992)
The Rain in the Trees (Alfred A. Knopf, 1988)
Selected Poems (Athaneum, 1988)
Opening the Hand (Athaneum, 1983)
Finding the Islands (North Point Press, 1982)
Feathers from the Hill (Windhover Press, 1978)
The Compass Flower (Athaneum, 1977)
Mary (Jordan Davies, 1976)
The First Four Books of Poems (Athaneum, 1975)
Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment (Athaneum, 1973)
Asian Figures (Athaneum, 1973)
Chinese Figures, second series (Perishable Press, 1971)
Japanese Figures (Unicorn Press, 1971)
Signs (Stone Wall Press, 1971)
The Carrier of Ladders (Athaneum, 1970)
The Miner's Pale Children (Athaneum, 1970)
The Lice (Hart-Davis, 1969)
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Animae (Kayak Books, 1969)
The Moving Target (Hart-Davis, 1967)
The Moving Target (Athaneum, 1963)
The Drunk in the Furnace (MacMillan Publishing Company, 1960)
The Drunk in the Furnace (Hart-Davis, 1960)
Green with Beasts (Hart-Davis, 1956)
Green with Beasts (Alfred A. Knopf, 1956)
The Dancing Bears (Yale University Press, 1954)
A Mask for Janus (Yale University Press, 1952)
 
Awards
Pulitzer Prize (2009)
The Shadow of Sirius (Copper Canyon Press, 2008)
Bobbitt Prize (2006)
Present Company (Copper Canyon Press, 2007)
National Book Award (2005)
A Glass of Milk to Kiss Goodnight (Margie/Intuit House, 2007)
Ruth Lilly Prize (1998)
J. Howard and Barbara M. J. Wood Prize (1995)
Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize (1994)
Travels (Alfred A. Knopf, 1993)
Wallace Stevens Award (1994)
Levinson Prize (1992)
Aiken Taylor Award (1990)
Shelley Memorial Award (1974)
Academy of American Poets Fellowship (1973)
Guggenheim Fellowship (1973)
Pulitzer Prize (1971)
The Carrier of Ladders (Athaneum, 1970)
Bess Hokin Award (1962)
Yale Younger Award (1952)
A Mask for Janus (Yale University Press, 1952)

Publications Timeline:

2019
The Mays of Ventadorn (Copper Canyon Press)
Poem-a-Day 2019.03

2018
American Poetry Review 47.5
Poem-a-Day 2018.11

2017
The Essential Merwin (Copper Canyon Press)
New York Times Magazine 2017.08

2016
Garden Time (Copper Canyon Press)
Yale Review 104.1
New York Times Magazine 2016.07
Poem-a-Day 2016.11

2015
The Sun 479

2014
American Poetry Review 43.4
New Yorker 90.21
New Yorker 90.32
New Yorker 90.9
Yale Review 102.3

2013
New Yorker 89.1

2012
New Yorker 88.18
New Yorker 88.32

2011
New Yorker 87.4

2008
The Shadow of Sirius (Copper Canyon Press)
American Poetry Review 37.4
New Republic 239.03

2007
The Book of Fables (Copper Canyon Press)
Present Company (Copper Canyon Press)
American Poetry Review 36.3

2006
Yale Review 94.1
Poetry 188.2

2005
Migrations: New and Selected Poems (Copper Canyon Press)
jubilat 10

2004
Poetry 183.6

2003
Poetry 182.6

2002
Poetry 181.1

2001
The Pupil (Alfred A. Knopf)
Poetry 177.3
Poetry 177.4
Poetry 179.3

2000
The First Four Books of Poems (Copper Canyon Press)
Yale Review 88.2

1999
The River Sound (Alfred A. Knopf)
Kenyon Review 22.1
The Paris Review 150
Poetry 174.3
Poetry 175.2

1998
The Folding Cliffs : a narrative (Random House)
Ploughshares 24.4
Yale Review 86.4
Poetry 171.3

1997
Flower & Hand : poems, 1977-1983 (Copper Canyon Press)
FIELD 57
Yale Review 85.1
The Paris Review 143
Poetry 170.1
Poetry 171.1

1996
The Vixen (Alfred A. Knopf)
Poetry 167.4
Poetry 169.2

1995
Boulevard 28
Poetry 165.6
Poetry 166.1
Poetry 166.6

1994
The Miner's Pale Children (Henry Holt & Co.)

1993
The Lost Upland (Henry Holt & Co.)
Travels (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Second Four Books of Poems (Copper Canyon Press)

1992
The Lost Upland (Alfred A. Knopf)

1988
Selected Poems (Athaneum)
The Rain in the Trees (Alfred A. Knopf)

1983
Opening the Hand (Athaneum)

1982
Finding the Islands (North Point Press)

1978
Feathers from the Hill (Windhover Press)

1977
The Compass Flower (Athaneum)

1976
Mary (Jordan Davies)

1975
The First Four Books of Poems (Athaneum)

1973
Asian Figures (Athaneum)
Writings to an Unfinished Accompaniment (Athaneum)

1971
Chinese Figures, second series (Perishable Press)
Signs (Stone Wall Press)
Japanese Figures (Unicorn Press)

1970
The Carrier of Ladders (Athaneum)
The Miner's Pale Children (Athaneum)

1969
The Lice (Hart-Davis)
Animae (Kayak Books)

1967
The Moving Target (Hart-Davis)

1963
The Moving Target (Athaneum)

1960
The Drunk in the Furnace (MacMillan Publishing Company)
The Drunk in the Furnace (Hart-Davis)

1956
Green with Beasts (Hart-Davis)
Green with Beasts (Alfred A. Knopf)

1954
The Dancing Bears (Yale University Press)

1952
A Mask for Janus (Yale University Press)