Washington University Libraries Department of Special Collections is proud to include the James Merrill Papers, one of the first collections in the Modern Literature Collection, founded over 50 years ago.
This free symposium is a celebration of James Merrill–his writing, his life, his friendships, his literary papers, his recently-published biography, and more–at Washington University in St. Louis. Speakers include: Mary Jo Bang, Langdon Hammer, J. D. McClatchy, Carl Phillips and Stephen Yenser.
For more on the symposium, see http://merrillsymposium.eventzilla.net/web/event?eventid=2139063089
For more on the biography, James Merrill: Life and Art, go to http://www.jamesmerrillweb.com/