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 and reading room are closed for the month of August while the library's building is under renovation.
Beginnig September 6, 2016 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
Saturday (Exhibitions only) 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.