Poetry at Beinecke Library

Poetry collections, events, and news.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. helped to change America, with poet Langston Hughes’ help (Sedona Red Rock News)

    January 13, 2024

  • Poem: I look at the world (New York Times)

    November 30, 2023

  • Louise Glück, Nobel laureate and beloved Yale mentor

    October 13, 2023

  • Joy Harjo wins Yale’s 2023 Bollinger Prize for American Poetry (Connecticut Public Radio)

    February 22, 2023

  • Festival encourages writers of all stripes (The Beacon)

    February 21, 2023

  • Joy Harjo photo courtesty of MasterClass

    Joy Harjo wins Yale’s 2023 Bollingen Prize for Poetry

    February 14, 2023

  • Beinecke Library unites past and present in spring exhibit (Yale Daily News)

    February 8, 2023