The poetry library of record for the 20th century, the Danowski Poetry Library includes 75,000 volumes, 50,000 journals, thousands of broadsides, countercultural material, manuscripts, recordings, and objects
KEVIN YOUNG IS CHARLES HOWARD CANDLER PROFESSOR OF CREATIVE WRITING & ENGLISH, CURATOR OF THE DANOWSKI POETRY LIBRARY, & CURATOR OF LITERARY COLLECTIONS AT EMORY. AUTHOR OF ELEVEN VOLUMES OF POEMS AND PROSE, INCLUDING BLUE LAWS: SELECTED AND UNCOLLECTED POEMS 1995–2015
Since its arrival at Emory, the Danowski Poetry Library has been the focus of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Most recently taught in the archive: a freshman seminar on “The Lyric Essay."
THE COLLECTION INCLUDES A REMARKABLE ARRAY OF COUNTERCULTURAL NEWSPAPERS, MIMEOS, ZINES, COMIX, ALTERNATIVE PRESSES, & OTHER PUBLICATIONS
TED BERRIGAN & ALICE NOTLEY
This key “archive within the archive” includes handmade books, valentines, birthday cards & notebooks of the Second Generation New York School