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.
  • Women’s voices dominate the 2020 Windham-Campbell Prizes

    March 19, 2020

  • Cooking from Georgia O’Keeffe’s Recipes (The New Yorker)

    March 5, 2020

  • At Home With Elizabeth Bishop (Poets & Writers)

    February 12, 2020

  • A Book So Far Ahead of Its Time, It Took 87 Years to Find a Publisher (New York Times)

    February 5, 2020