Adrienne Rich

We are excited to announce the beta launch of our new website.
Please take a look and give us your feedback.


Read more by and about the poet. Find links and texts online...

Arts of the Possible: Essays and Conversations by Adrienne Rich


A tribute to Adrienne Rich was presented on Thursday, April 20, 2006, in John M. Greene Hall, with contributions by poets Joy Harjo,Cheryl Clarke, and Ed Pavlic. For more information, read the press release posted on "Smith College News & Events."

Find Publications in the Libraries' Catalog

Search by author for Rich, Adrienne in the Five College Library catalog. To find books about Rich and her work, choose a Subject search and enter the last name first: Rich, Adrienne.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Book cover: The Fact of a Doorframe   Book cover: Fox

Find Biographical Information & Selected Poems Online

Internet Site Access
Smith College Poetry Center
The Academy of American Poets
Biography in Context
(Note: access is limited to Smith)
Online access to full-text articles
W. W. Norton Featured Author: Adrienne Rich
Modern American Poetry:
Adrienne Rich (1929-)

A collection of critical, historical, and
biographical information at the journal's site.

Search for Periodicals

On the Libraries' website under Research, the English subject page includes links to periodical indexes, including MLA International Bibliography, Humanities Abstracts, ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature), and Expanded Academic Index. Members of the Smith community may connect to these resources to find articles, book reviews, and selected poems online.

Source Access
Expanded Academic Index (1980+)
Search by keyword, entering the poet's name and poem.
Some PDF image files reproduce the original source.
click here
Literature Online (8th century+)
ABELL (the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature), plus full text content and web resources. [browse authors: Snyder]
click here


Neilson Library Reference Desk
Need Help? Ask a Librarian!
(413) 585-2960