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Poetry at Beinecke Library

Yale Daily News coverage of the Yale College Poets.
April 10, 2013
Annual student poetry reading: Tuesday, April 9th at 4 p.m.
March 27, 2013
Yale's Grad Poets Reading Series hosts a reading by Ron Padgett, Thursday, April 4 at 7:00, LC 211
March 17, 2013
Charles Wright, hailed as one of the leading American poets of his generation, has been named the winner of Yale’s 2013 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry.
February 19, 2013
Thursday, 14 February 2013 at 4:30 PMA Reading from Thrall by US Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheweyat Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street, New Haven, CT
January 31, 2013
Christian Wiman Joins Yale Faculty:
January 11, 2013
Congratulations to the many scholars conducting new research in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters and the Yale Collection of American Literature in 2012. Information about some of this year's most exciting projects can be found at the following links. Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White by Emily Bernard
December 24, 2012


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The temporary reading room is located in Yale's Sterling Memorial Library, across Wall Street from the Beinecke.

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