The Merrill House Committee works to preserve James Merrill’s residence in Stonington CT as a tribute to him and a cultural asset to the local community. In this spirit, the Committee wishes writers-in-residence to be enriched by and also to enrich the community of Stonington.

Annual Invited Merrill Residency

Each year, the Merrill House invites a distinguished member of the writing community to join us as an Invited Merrill Fellow.

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Writer-in-Residency Program

Learn about our Writer-In-Residence program, find out what it’s like to live and work in the James Merrill House, and find information about our writers.

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Apply for Residence

Apply for one of our Writer-in-Residency programs.