Self-Portrait with Dogwood

Self-Portrait with Dogwood

by Christopher Merrill

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ISBN-13: 9781595348104
Publisher: Trinity University Press
Publication date: 01/16/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 264
File size: 986 KB

About the Author


Christopher Merrill has published four collections of poetry, including Boat, Brilliant Water, and Watch Fire; many edited volumes and translations; and four books of nonfiction, including Things of the Hidden God: Journey to the Holy Mountain, and The Tree of the Doves: Ceremony, Expedition, War. His work has been translated into twenty-five languages, his journalism appears in many publications, and he has been the book critic for the daily radio news program The World. He directs the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.

Finalist, 2010 Best Translated Poetry Book Award, for Scale and Stairs: Selected Poems of Heeduk Ra, translated from the Korean with Won-Chung Kim.
Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, French Ministry of Culture and Communications, 2006
The Kostas Kyriazis Foundation Honorary International Literary Prize, 2005
Translation Awards, Korean Literature Translation Institute, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2011
The Writers Association of Bosnia-Herzegovina Annual Literary Award, The Bosnian Stecak, 2001
Finalist, 1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, for The Four Questions of Melancholy: New and Selected Poems by Tomaz Šalamun (editor)
Translation Award, Slovenian Ministry of Culture, 1997
The Academy of American Poets Peter I. B. Lavan Younger Poets Award, 1993
Readers’ Choice Award in Poetry, Prairie Schooner, 1992
Ingram Merrill Foundation Award in Poetry, 1991
Editors’ Award in Poetry, Columbia: A Magazine of Poetry & Prose, 1990
Pushcart Prize XV in Poetry, 1990
John Ciardi Fellow in Poetry, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, 1989
Sherman Brown Neff Fellowship, University of Utah, 1986-1987

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