Synopses & Reviews
Poetry. FLOWER and HAND collects all of Merwin's poetry from "The Compass Flower (1977), "Feathers from the Hill" (1981), and "Opening the Hand" (1983), returning to print a large body of work following "The Second Four Books" (Copper Canyon Press, 1993) by a poet who, over half a century, has redefined American poetry.
A volume bringing back into print three volumes by the most celebrated American poet currently writing.
About the Author
W.S. Merwin was born in New York City in 1927. His many awards include the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, Wallace Stevens Award, Bollingen Award, Ruth Lily Poetry Prize, PEN Translation Prize, and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts. He is the author of dozens of books of poetry and poetry in translation. He lives in Hawaii.