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.
  • Creativity 2020: Erica Van Horn, "The Journal"

    June 1, 2020

  • Cornelius Eady: Creativity in Isolation

    May 15, 2020

  • Creativity in Isolation: Charles Bernstein

    May 12, 2020

    We asked 2019 Bollingen Prize-winning poet Charles Bernstein what he has been thinking about, working on, and reading in this time of isolation and quarantine...
  • Preserving the Great American Opera (Humanities Magazine, NEH)

    May 12, 2020