Mirabell: Books of Number
By James Merrill
Original and Current Publisher: Atheneum
Poetry Finalists that Year:
- Robert Hayden for American Journal
- Sandra McPherson for The Year of Our Birth
- Philip Schultz for Like Wings
- May Swenson for New & Selected Things Taking Place
Poetry Judges that Year: Elizabeth Bishop, Michael S. Harper, Anthony Hecht
The Year in Literature: Now and Then by Robert Penn Warren won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
- James Merrill (1926-1995) was born in New York, NY.
- Merrill’s father, Charles E. Merrill, was the founding partner of the Merrill Lynch investment firm.
- James Merrill profile at Poets.org
- Merrill's Papers at Washington University in St. Louis
- James Ingram Merrill Papers. Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
- AUDIO: Merrill's Lost in Translation
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