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Toni Morrison reading from Song of Solomon? Check. Louise Gluck and Anne Sexton giving poetry readings? Yes! You’ll find audio and video lectures and readings by Julia Alvarez, John Irving, Tim O’Brien, and more at the Internet Archive (go/ia)

Special Collections is thrilled to announce the addition of over 500 digitized audio and video files from Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference to our digital collections at the Internet Archive (go/ia).

Want a sample? Check out this video featuring poet Natasha Trethewey (throwback to our post featuring her book, Domestic Work) and fiction writer Helen Schulman reading at the 2007 Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference.

Or, if you prefer audio, you might enjoy readings like this one, featuring Senior Lecturer in English and American Literatures, David Haward Bain, and novelist Sigrid Nunez reading in 2003.

David Bain and Sigrid Nunez reading

Questions? Email specialcollections@middlebury.edu.

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