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.
  • Description of a Slave Ship

    June 25, 2017

  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    Revenants: Memories of Books

    May 30, 2017

    New work by Beinecke Library photographer Meredith Miller is now on view in the exhibition “Evidence: Art & Fact” The Gallery Upstairs at the Institute...
  • The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    The Writer, The Artist, The Garden

    May 30, 2017

    “The Artist and the Garden,” a companion exhibition to the Beinecke Library exhibition “Happiness: The Writer in the Garden ” is on view at the Robert B. Haas...
  • Yale Student Poets Reading

    March 31, 2017

  • Mark Strand Memorial Reading

    March 27, 2017