Yale Collection of American Literature

The Yale Collection of American Literature documents the creative lives, the artistic communities, and the literary achievements of American writers. The collectionis noted for its strength in nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first-century poetry, fiction, and dramatic writings. The archives of writers of diverse backgrounds underscore the collection’s interest in the indigenous and immigrant cultures that shape American literature.
  • Six faculty members honored for ‘transformational’ classroom instruction

    May 5, 2022

  • Behrens releases Cook film (Independence Bulletin Journal )

    April 22, 2022

  • You’ve enjoyed the parks he designed. Meet the creator at 200 years old (New Haven Register)

    April 16, 2022

  • Encore (Daily Nutmeg)

    April 1, 2022

  • Eight writers awarded Yale’s Windham-Campbell Prizes

    March 29, 2022

  • We Hold These Truths ...

    March 18, 2022

    A special outdoor display of images of some essential documents of United States history from the collections: the first printings of the Declaration of...
  • “Tough but a lot of fun” ... new biography of Florine Stettheimer (AGO Insider)

    March 16, 2022