Poetry at Beinecke Library

Poetry collections, events, and news.
  • Yusef Komunyakaa

    Poetry Reading: Yusef Komunyakaa

    September 11, 2007

    Please join us for a poetry reading by Yusef Komunyakaa on Thursday, September 20, 4 pm. This event is free and open to the public. The Beinecke Library is...
  • David Gascoyne

    David Gascoyne Collection

    August 31, 2007

    Several new accessions to the David Gascoyne Collection are now processed and available for use. The new accessions, acquired by gift and purchase from various...
  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    Montgomery Hare Papers

    August 17, 2007

    Montgomery Hare (1911-1998) was a playwright, theater producer, and poet. Born in New York City, Hare graduated from the Groton School in 1929 and from Yale...
  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    What is Close Reading?

    August 7, 2007

    The Yale English Department and the Whitney Humanities Center invite scholars and students to attend “What is Close Reading? A Symposium on Cleanth Brooks and...
  • Photo of Marcia Nardi from Rossetti to Sexton: Six Women Poets at Texas

    Marcia Nardi Papers

    July 24, 2007

    A new addition to the Marcia Nardi Papers is now processed and available for use. The addition, which the Beinecke acquired in 2004, contains correspondence...
  • Elizabeth Sheply Sergeant with other artists and writers in residence

    MacDowell Colony at Beinecke Library

    July 7, 2007

    The MacDowell Colony , one of America’s oldest and most important artists’ colonies, celebrates its centenary in 2007. Founded by composer Edward MacDowell and...
  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    Spencer Brown Papers

    June 23, 2007

    Spencer Brown was born in 1909 in Hartford, Connecticut. He graduated from Harvard University with an A.B in 1930 and an A.M. in 1932, and he taught at the...
  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    Save the Dates!

    June 11, 2007

    Fall 2007 Readings at Beinecke Library Yusef Komunyakaa Thursday, September 20th, 4 pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature...