90th Birthday Tribute to W.S. Merwin in The Green Room
On Friday, September 29th, 2017, The Merwin Conservancy presented a very special evening in celebration of W.S. Merwin's 90th birthday in The Green Room, the Conservancyʻs literary and environmental salon series. The evening featured a special presentation by renowned poet Ed Hirsh, president of the Guggenheim Foundation, W.S. Merwin's editor Michael Wiegers of Copper Canyon Press, his sons Matt Schwartz and John Burnham Schwartz, and Leah Belmonte of the Office of Hawai‘i Governor David Ige, who proclaimed September 30th as "W.S. Merwin Day" in the state. Photos by Bryan Berkowitz. Special thanks to event sponsor FIM Group.
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