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International Writers Series: Christopher Merrill

Thursday, November 9, 2023 | 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

John M. Olin Library, Ginkgo Reading Room

Renowned poet, essayist, and translator Christopher Merrill will join the University Libraries for a reading and discussion of his work, including his most recently published work On the Road to Lviv, a book-length poem that bears witness to the war in Ukraine. In addition to his creative work, Merrill is director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, where he fosters a place of international exchange and cultural diplomacy through the field of creative writing. He will be joined in conversation by Matthias Goeritz, Professor of Practice in Comparative Literature.

Free and open to all, registration requested.

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Arts & Culture, Humanities & Society, Campus & Community



Event Contact

Walter Schlect | wschlect@wustl.edu

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