Poetry at Beinecke Library

Poetry collections, events, and news.
  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    Susan Howe on PBS

    March 9, 2017

    Poet and scholar Susan Howe discusses “the fundamental mystery” of Emily Dickinson on the PBS New Hour . See related collections at Beinecke Library and Yale...
  • YCAL-JWJ Ready Reference

    February 22, 2017

  • Gertrude Stein's Library

    February 14, 2017

    Writers’ libraries and personal book collections have sometimes arrived at Beinecke Library—in whole or in part—along with literary archives. And like literary...
  • Yusef Komunyakaa Reading, 2-23, 4:00 PM

    February 3, 2017

  • Susan Howe Awarded the Frost Medal

    January 25, 2017

    The Yale Collection of American Literature congratulates poet Susan Howe ( YCAL MSS 338 ), 2017 Poetry Society of America Frost Medal recipient. From the...
  • Paterson: Poetry on Film

    January 20, 2017

    Jim Jarmusch’s new film, “Paterson” features poets William Carlos Willams and Ron Padgett, whose papers are in the Yale Collection of American Literature. See...