It’s easy to see why Levy admires Merwin, who’s the 17th Poet Laureate of the United States, with more than 20 collections of poetry under his belt. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1971 for The Carrier of Ladders and received it again for The Shadow of Sirius in 2009. His work Migration: New and Selected Poems won the National Book Award in 2005.
The reading will be followed by an onstage interview conducted by University of Houston Creative Writing Program faculty member Kevin Prufer, and a book signing. 7:30 p.m. Alley Theatre, 615 Texas. For information, call 713-521-2026 or visit www.inprinthouston.org.
Mon., April 23, 7:30 p.m., 2012