Susan Howe Papers, 1894-2008 (bulk 1956-2008)

The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Susan Howe in the course of her activities as a poet, author, and teacher, and primarily documents Howe’s literary career from 1998 to 2008. Material includes correspondence with poets, authors, artists, and musicians; drafts and manuscripts of published poetry collections, including The Midnight, Kidnapped, and Pierce-Arrow, and other writings; notebooks and diaries; teaching and research material; artwork; and family and personal papers. Correspondents include: Rae Armantrout, Dennis Barone, Samuel Beckett, Susan Bee, Charles Bernstein, Anne Carson, Norma Cole, Robert Creeley, Simon Cutts, Rachel Blau DuPlessis, Alec Finlay, Dominique Fourcade, Lyn Hejinian, Fanny Howe, Devin Johnston, J. C. C. Mays, Maureen Owen, Michael Palmer, Kristin Prevallet, Bernard Rival, Leslie Scalapino, Susan Stewart, Cole Swensen, John Taggart, Erica Van Horn, Rosmarie Waldrop, and Elizabeth Willis.