About Christopher Corl

Christopher Nathan Corl graduated magna cum laude from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2012. His honor’s thesis was on the poetry of James Merrill. He is currently writing poems on an island in the Caribbean.


Christopher Corl Has written the following articles:


Regaining the Depths: James Merrill’s “Pearl”

James Merrill’s final book of poems, A Scattering of Salts, was written in his last years as his health was in steady decline after having been diagnosed with HIV. The inevitability of his own death and the trauma that AIDS had wreaked and was continuing to wreak in his life, and in that of his […]

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