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.
  • Biography Symposium 2021

    February 1, 2021

    REGISTER Wednesday February 24th, 12-1pm Langdon Hammer & Terrance Hayes Zoom Webinar Registration Information: https://bit.ly/38V8xz1 Thursday February...
  • Yale honors MLK throughout January (Yale Daily News)

    January 20, 2021

  • How Can We Read Edith Wharton Today? (New York Times)

    January 20, 2021

  • Robert Bolick on Erica Van Horn

    January 4, 2021

    Writer and artist Erica Van Horn is featured by curator Robert Bolick in his Books on Books series: Books on Books: Erica Van Horn . Bolick considers works...
  • In Pieces: Lives of Literary Archives

    January 3, 2021

  • Road Show: An airplane is made for writers

    December 19, 2020