Voices from the Beinecke Library

Yale Collection of American Literature

Of special interest to those who write creative non-fiction and memoir, a chance to hear one of the great imaginative literary minds working today: James McCourt Reads from his new memoir, Lasting City--hursday, November 14, 2013 - 5:15pm
November 5, 2013
Award-winning poet John Ashbery will read at Beinecke Library on Tuesday, November 12th at 4 PM
November 3, 2013
Ten inscribed books, open letters, manuscripts, and correspondences related to great literary friendships.
October 14, 2013
Ten typescripts, posters, advertisements, archival collections, letters and photoplay editions related to Eugene O'Neill and the movies.
October 14, 2013
Electric Affinities: Close Up and Queer Modernism by Mal Ahern
October 1, 2013
A celebration of the winners of the Windham Campbell Literature Prizes, including readings, panel discussions, and talks.
August 30, 2013
In her new article, “‘You are no stranger to me’: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Fan Mail,” recent Beinecke library Research Fellow Linda M. Grasso analyzes the extraordinary number of fan letters O’Keeffe received from the 1950s to the 1980s, focusing specifically on fan letters written by women.
August 29, 2013


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