News and Events

January 8, 2020
Speakers include Kevin Young, Cathy Park Hong, Sheila Heti, Ben Lerner, and Dan Chiasson. Wednesday, February 5 - Friday, February 7, 2020  |  times and locations tbd
Karen Russell © Michael Lionstar
January 7, 2020
The John Christophe Schlesinger Creative Writers Reading Series presents Karen Russell. Wednesday, February 26, 2020 , 5:00pm  |  location tbd Karen Russell, a native of...
Robert Hass © Shoey Sindel
January 6, 2020
The Foundational Courses Reading Series in conjunction with the Schlesinger Visiting Writers Series present a reading by Robert Hass. Wednesday, April 1, 5:00pm  |  location...
Trust Exercise by Susan Choi
November 21, 2019
We are thrilled to announce that Susan Choi–Lecturer in English (and Yale alumna)—has been awarded the 2019 National Book Award in Fiction for her acclaimed novel, Trust...
Louise Gluck, Amity Gaige, and Mark Oppenheimer
November 20, 2019
Monday, December 2, 2019, 5:30pmLinsly-Chittenden room 317 Please join us for an annual Creative Writing Faculty Reading, featuring readings from Louise Glück, Amity Gaige,...
Henry Finder
November 8, 2019
Thursday, November 14, 6:00pm Branford College Common Room, 74 High Street The editors of the Politic, Yale Globalist, Yale Herald, Yale Scientific, New Journal, and Yale...
Stephanie Burt
November 7, 2019
Stephanie Burt is poetry co-editor of ”The Nation,” a professor of English at Harvard University, and the author of several books of poetry and literary criticism, most...