Poetry at Yale
New Haven, Conn.—A three-judge panel has named Frank Bidart the 2007 winner of University’s Bollingen Prize in American Poetry. The judges described Bidart as “a poet whose work exemplifies consistent originality of theme, sustained linguistic and formal explorations, and a strong sense of the profoundly serious and adventurous nature of the poetic calling.”
February 22, 2007
Terrance Hayes & Major Jackson, Poetry Reading Thursday , February 1st, 4 pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Auden at 100: a Centenary Celebration of W.H. Auden Readings and performances by Anne Fadiman, Langdon Hammer, John Hollander, Richard Lalli, Penelope Laurans, J. D. McClatchy, & Edward Mendelson Wednesday, February 21st, 5 pm
January 19, 2007
The Yale Collection of American Literature has acquired the archives of poet and novelist Gustaf Sobin (1935-2005), an American who lived most of his adult life in Provence.
December 18, 2006
Terrance Hayes & Major Jackson Thursday, February 1st, 4pm Cosponsored by the African American Studies Department
November 9, 2006
Poet Mary Barnard was born in 1909 in Vancouver, Washington. In 1932, she graduated from Reed College in nearby Portland, Oregon, where she was introduced to the work of Ezra Pound. She began to correspond with the poet; the majority of their letters are now at the Beinecke Library.
October 23, 2006