The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin is now home to the Dean F. Echenberg War Poetry Collection. The collection was started in the early 1970s by Dean Echenberg, a flight surgeon during the Vietnam War who later became the director of disease control for the City of San Francisco during the first years of the AIDS crisis. [Read more…] about Harry Ransom Center acquires Dean F. Echenberg War Poetry collection
The Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin holds the archive of novelist Kazuo Ishiguro, the recent recipient of the Nobel Prize in literature for 2017. [Read more…] about Students, researchers and public have access to archive of Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro
The Harry Ransom Center has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support a two-year, $195,000 project to arrange, describe, selectively digitize, and share its PEN records. The Ransom Center holds the archives of PEN International and English PEN, who share the mission of promoting literature and defending freedom of expression around the world.
Learn about Mary Hutchinson, the woman who influenced the lives and works of writers T. S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley, and Samuel Beckett. [Read more…] about Letters and diaries of major artistic figures of the twentieth century illuminate Mary Hutchinson, but who was she?
The Blind Astronomer’s Daughter (Bloomsbury), a new novel by former Ransom Center fellow John Pipkin, offers readers a view into a world of scientific inquiry and political upheaval in late-eighteenth-century Ireland. [Read more…] about Q&A with John Pipkin: Stellar finds from facts and family fragments of sibling astronomers
The Ransom Center is pleased to co-sponsor Don DeLillo’s participation in the 2016 Texas Book Festival, one of the largest literary festivals in the country. [Read more…] about Author Don DeLillo part of the 2016 Texas Book Festival lineup