Recordings and Interviews
2013 South Dakota Festival of Books
Here's an interview from the 2013 South Dakota Festival of Books.
14 October Prairie Lights Reading
My reading at Prairie Lights on October 14, 2013
Part 1: Why I Visited Iraq: IWP director Christopher Merrill in conversation at the American Embassy in Baghdad:
In an interview with the Asia Society in New York, Christopher Merrill discusses Hualing Engle and the continuing legacy of the International Writing Program.
Christopher Merrill and Marvin Bell talk with Charity Nebbe on Iowa Public Radio about their new book, Everything At Once. Listen to the broadcast here.
Ben Kieffer interviews Christopher Merrill on the theme of terror in his newest book, The Tree of the Doves: Ceremony, Expedition, War. Listen to the full broadcast from Iowa Public Radio.
On OnePausePoetry.org Christopher reads selected poems from his own work and that of his late friend, Agha Shahid Ali.
(2/28/12) Christopher's interview on Iowa Public Radio(7.6MB)
Ben Kieffer from IPR's "River to River" interviews Christopher about his recent experience in Afghanistan, a timely look at the intermixing of poetry and cultural diplomacy.
In an October airing of Iowa Public Radio's Talk of Iowa, Christopher discussed the personal experiences and political insight that led to the release of his new book, The Tree of the Doves: Ceremony, Expedition, War. Listen here for the full broadcast.