Poetry Reading: John Ashbery
The Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series welcomes award-winning poet John Ashbery for a reading on Tuesday, November 12th, 4 PM at the Beinecke Library.
John Ashbery (b. 1927) is the author of more than twenty books of poetry, most recently Quick Question (2012). Other collections include Notes from the Air: Selected Later Poems (2007), which was awarded the International Griffin Poetry Prize, and Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (1975) won the three major American prizes—the Pulitzer, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award. He was presented with a National Humanities Medal in 2012 by President Obama.
Free and open to the public.
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.