Welcome to Christopher Merrill's Website

"Only connect," E. M. Forster famously wrote--and this not only guides my work as a poet, nonfiction writer, translator, and editor but also the mission of the International Writing Program (IWP), which I direct. On this website you will find information about my writings and various projects we undertake at the IWP, including the fall residency, distance learning courses, reading tours, films, and publications. Enjoy!