Poetry at Beinecke Library
In honor of National Poetry Month, throughout April the Beinecke Library's Room 26 Cabinet of Curiosities will feature poetry-related collection materials from the Yale Collection of American Literature and the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters. Stop by often--new posts will be added twice a week.
April 4, 2009
Please join us for a Yale student poetry reading on Thursday, April 2nd, 2009, at 4:00pm. Student poets reading their work include: Rebecca Dinerstein, Elisa Gonzalez, David Gorin, Jordan Jacks, Rosanna Oh, James Pollack, Chiara Scully.
March 24, 2009
The Poetry Society of America has awarded Yale Lecturer Richard Deming the 2009 Norma Farber First Book Award for his collection of poems Let's Not Call It Consequence. The book was selected by this year's judge, poet Martha Ronk. In her award citation, Ronk wrote:
March 9, 2009
A three-judge panel has named Allen Grossman the 2009 winner of Yale University’s Bollingen Prize in American Poetry.
February 16, 2009
Poet, librettist and Yale professor J.D. McClatchy has been named President of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. A professor of English at Yale and, since 1991, the editor of The Yale Review, McClatchy succeeds another Yale faculty member and former Dean of the Yale School of Music, Ezra Laderman, as president of the 111-year-old national honor society.
February 2, 2009