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.
  • Santa’s mirth and merriment resound in the Beinecke archives

    December 20, 2021

  • Goldsby named Donnelley Professor of African American Studies and English

    December 9, 2021

  • Here at Yale: Documenting the road well-traveled

    December 3, 2021

  • Open for Research: John Ashbery Collection of Artwork and Objects

    November 29, 2021

  • Yale’s Beinecke Library Acquired 200+ Prints by Legendary Photographer Gordon Parks (Culture Type)

    November 20, 2021

  • New Scholarship: Lukas Moe on George Oppen

    November 15, 2021

    Moe, Lukas. ““Not anyone’s Eden”: A Critical Introduction to New Poems by George Oppen.” Journal of Modern Literature, vol. 43 no. 4, 2020, p. 18-44. From the...