Eve Merriam was a poet, playwright, and lecturer.Born in philadelphia pennsylvania in 1916 she attended the Cornell university and lectured at many instutions. Her first book was family circle she made it in 1946.In addition to her adult poetry, she also wrote picture books and a number of books of poetry for children, including There is no rhyme for silver.
Birthday July 19
Eve Merriam was Jewish
in 1981, she was named the winner of the NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. -
July 19 1916
Merriam died on April 11, 1992 in Manhattan from cancer.