James Ingram Merrill

James Merrill was born on March 3, 1926, in New York City and died on February 6, 1995. From the mid-1950s on, he lived in Stonington, Connecticut, and for extended periods he also had houses in Athens and Key West. From "The Black Swan" (1946) through" A Scattering of Salts" (1995), he wrote twelve books of poems, ten of them published in trade editions, as well as" The Changing Light at Sandover" (1982). He also published two plays, "The Immortal Husband" (1956) and" The Bait" (1960); two...See more