Read & hear more on Gary Snyder

Snyder gave a talk as part of the "Zen in America" lecture series, and a poetry reading. Find links and texts online...

Gary Snyder


Pulitzer prize-winning poet Gary Snyder visited Smith College in April:

Date & Time Place & Event
Mon., April 3,
4:30 pm
 "Reflections on the Zen Way"
Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall
Tues., April 4,
7:30 pm
Poetry Reading
Weinstein Auditorium, Wright Hall

Snyder's talk on Monday is part of the “Zen in America” Lecture series, sponsored by the American Studies and Religion Departments and the Ada Howe Kent Fund. Tuesday's poetry reading is presented by the Smith College Poetry Center. Both events are free, open to the public and wheelchair accessible. .

For more information, read the press release posted on "Smith College News Releases."

Book cover: Danger on Peaks

Find Publications in the Libraries' Catalog

Search by author in the Five College online catalog to find published collections of the poet's works and translations. Or search the last name as subject to find books about Snyder’s life and work.

Link to past SC Libraries Poetry Center Readings resource pages.

Find Biographical Information & More Online

Internet Site Access
Smith College Poetry Center
The Academy of American Poets
English Department Emeriti page
(University of California, Davis)
Biography in Context
(Note: access is limited to Smith)
Online access to full-text articles

Search for Periodicals

On the Libraries' website under Research, the English subject page features links to periodical indexes, including MLA International Bibliography, Humanities Abstracts, and Academic Search Premier. Members of the Smith community may connect to these resources to find articles, essays, 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


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