The 1901 James Merrill House is a late-Victorian commercial/residential building located on Water Street in Stonington Borough, offering writers rent-free residencies ranging from two weeks to several months.


James Merrill came to Stonington in 1954. He took up residence at 107 Water Street with his companion, David Jackson.

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Here you’ll find a list of our Chairs, Committee, and Advisory Board.

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The James Merrill House Program is an activity of the Stonington Village Improvement Association (SVIA) in Stonington CT and is managed through its James Merrill House Committee.

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Find information about the James Merrill House’s partners in the community.

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