Poetry at Beinecke Library

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

    Charles Olson Documentary Screening

    April 3, 2007

    Please join us on Friday, April 6th, 3-4:45 pm at the Beinecke Library (rooms 38-39) for a film screening of a new documentary about poet Charles Olson: “Polis...
  • Frank Bidart

    Frank Bidart Wins Bollingen Prize in Poetry

    February 22, 2007

    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...
  • Nathaniel Tarn

    Poetry Reading: Nathaniel Tarn

    February 6, 2007

    Thursday, February 22nd, 4pm Sponsored by the Modern Books and Manuscripts Collection Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Please join us for a poetry reading by...
  • Barbara Guest

    Barbara Guest Papers

    February 5, 2007

    Born in 1920, Barbara Guest is associated with the group of poets known as the first generation of the New York school of poetry, which includes Frank O’...
  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    Spring 2007 Readings at Yale University

    January 19, 2007

    Terrance Hayes & Major Jackson, Poetry Reading Thursday , February 1st, 4 pm Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street Yale Collection of American Literature...
  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    Gustaf Sobin Archive

    December 18, 2006

    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...
  • Claude McKay Papers

    November 14, 2006

    Claude McKay (1890-1948), one of the major figures of the Harlem Renaissance, wrote several collections of poetry, novels, short stories, non-fiction, and...