The James Merrill House is maintained by the Stonington Village Improvement Association in Stonington Borough in order to preserve an important literary landmark and to further the legacy of one of America’s great poets.





Keith S. Wilson, JMH Writer-in-Residence, Reading at Stonington Free Library

Keith S. Wilson is the Writer-in-Residence for March. Wilson is an Affrilachian poet, editor, and game designer. His first collection, Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love, was published this year by Copper Canyon Press.

Merrill Lecturer: Carl Phillips

Carl Philips is a poet and professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis. He currently serves as judge of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize.

Nicholas Boggs, JMH Writer-in-Residence Reading

Nicholas Boggs is a writer based in New York City. He currently teaches in the English Department at NYU and is at work on a literary biography of James Baldwin.

Meet our Current Fellow

Matthew Minicucci

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