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May 26, 2015
The Daemon Knows: Literary Greatness and the American Sublime is described by Bloom as “about the dozen creators who have formed the American Sublime… . These writers...
May 22, 2015
Heartiest congratulations to the Prize Winners! Poetry  Academy of American Poets:                 Jake Orbison ‘16 Albert Stanborough Cook Prize:                 Jake...
May 20, 2015
William Zinsser, former faculty member in English and master of Branford College, who taught nonfiction writing at Yale in the 1970s and whose influence continues in today...
May 19, 2015
Susan Choi was born in South Bend, Ind., and raised there and in Houston, Texas. She studied literature at Yale University and writing at Cornell University, and worked for...
April 29, 2015
As reported in Yale News, Catherine Nicholson was awarded the Sarai Ribicoff ’75 Award for Teaching Excellence in Yale College at a campus ceremony on April 27th along with...
April 23, 2015
A salute to Anne Fadiman, Francis Writer-in-Residence, on her election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.  Anne joins Larry Manley and Michael Warner among recent...
April 23, 2015
Professor Langdon Hammer, Chair of the Department of English, debuted his literary biography of the acclaimed poet, James Merrill, titled James Merrill: Life and Art to a...