Poetry at Beinecke Library
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
Susan Howe and David Grubbs Poetry Reading & Musical Performance Tuesday, February 10, 4:00 pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series
January 21, 2009
The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies announced today that Yale poet and professor Elizabeth Alexander will read at the swearing in of President-elect Barack Obama on January 20th.
December 17, 2008