On the Map
Here are short videos of interviews with fifteen writers from the last residency.
The Same Gate: A Poetic Exchange
Check out our two new films about Rumi, from our symposium in Turkey, with poets and writers from Afghanistan, America, Iran, Pakistan, Syria, and Turkey.
How Writers Write Poetry
Enrollment is open, and free, for the Massive Online Course on writing poetry, which I am co-teaching with Mary Hickman.
Every Atom: Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself"
Enrollment is open, and free, for the Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) on Walt Whitman, which I am co-teaching with the brilliant scholar, Ed Folsom.
Australian poets can visit this site to enroll in a course to receive thoughts and comments on their work from Chris Merrill. The first poem is due on June 3.
Christopher Merrill has published a new book of prose poetry, Necessities, now available at White Pine Press.
President Barack Obama has appointed Christopher to serve on the National Council on The Humanities. Click to read the full article.