Maggie Nelson at Beinecke, February 6, 4pm
Thursday, February 6, 4:00 pm
Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
Maggie Nelson is the author of books of nonfiction including Bluets, Women, the New York School, and Other True Abstractions, The Red Parts: A Memoir, and The Art of Cruelty. Nelson is also the author of several books of poetry, including Something Bright, Then Holes, Jane: A Murder, The Latest Winter and Shiner. She has received grants and awards from the Creative Capital/Andy Warhol Foundation and the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
Nelson's reading is hosted in conjunction with the current exhibition, “Blue: Color and Concept.” The exhibition tracks a single idea across the Beinecke’s holdings and over numerous fields in order to reveal a unique cultural history of the color blue in nineteenth- and twentieth-century arts and letters. More information: http://beinecke.library.yale.edu/exhibitions/blue-color-and-concept.
The exhibition gallery is closed while the library's building is under renovation.
Temporary Reading Room Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 am to 4:45 pm
The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.
After the renovation, beginnig September 1, our hours will be
Monday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. to 5