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NEW LONG POEMS: "NOTES FROM A JOURNEY"

Life and Legends publishes several long poems Christopher wrote called "Hong Kong", "Kolkata", "Bali", "Qinghai", and "Maldives". Read them right here!

IN MEMORY OF TOMAZ SALAMUN

Christopher contributes to The Huffington Post in remembrance of his friend Slovenian poet, Tomaž Šalamun (1941-2014).

NEWSWEEK ARTICLE: READING 'FRANKENSTEIN' IN BAGHDAD

A terrific article on Baghdad's efforts to become a UNESCO City of Literature.

IWP READINGS AVAILABLE!

International Writing Program Readings now available online! Read the article here

FOUR POEMS BY CHANHO SONG TRANSLATED BY WON-CHUNG KIM & CHRISTOPHER MERRILL

Won-Chung Kim and Christopher translate--from Korean--four new poems by Chanho Song. The original poetry is published by Hyperallergic: Sensitive to Art & its Discontents. Read it here

IN MEMORY OF MARK STRAND

Christopher says a few words about his friend and Canadian-born American poet, essayist and translator, Mark Strand (1934-2014). Read what he has to say here.

IN MEMORY OF MARK STRAND

Christopher says a few words about his friend and Canadian-born American poet, essayist and translator, Mark Strand (1934-2014). Read what he has to say here

IN MEMORY OF MARK STRAND

Christopher says a few words about his friend and Canadian-born American poet, essayist and translator, Mark Strand (1934-2014). Read what he has to say here

IN MEMORY OF MARK STRAND

Christopher says a few words about his friend and Canadian-born American poet, essayist and translator, Mark Strand (1934-2014). Read what he has to say here

"I KNOW THIS NOW"

An article about the IWP's cultural diplomacy mission to China, written by Christopher. Read it here