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Archives & Special Collections Exhibits

Guide on Past and Current Archives & Special Collections Exhibits @ the University of Pittsburgh Library System - Oakland (2020-present)

Places You Wouldn't Believe: Selections from the Gerald Stern Papers

Date of exhibition: Fall 2020-Summer 2021

Curator: Jeanann Haas (Associate University Librarian for Administration and Organizational Development)

Location: Archives & Special Collections exhibit gallery, 3rd floor Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh 3960 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15260 

Description: Places You Wouldn't Believe: Selections from the Gerald Stern Papers celebrates the Gerald Stern Papers, documenting his life and writing career. He has authored sixteen books of poetry and four books of essays. His work has appeared in countless journals and anthologies. In 1998, Stern received the National Book Award for This Time: New and Selected Poems and, in 2000, he was appointed the first poet laureate of New Jersey. This exhibit showcases published works and photographs of this celebrated author.