Mondays at Beinecke: Edmund White in Conversation with Bill Goldstein

Edmund White with dark hair, suit, and tie sits in Victorian-style armless chair; to his left in similar chair sits Truman Capote, who is balding and barefoot, in white tee shirt. Both men look directly at the camera.
Monday, June 6, 2022 - 4:00pm to 4:30pm
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A special Mondays at Beinecke featuring Edmund White, American novelist, memoirist, and essayist. White was affiliated with a literary group known as the Violet Quill, whose seven members are regarded as one of the strongest collective voices of the gay male experience in the post-Stonewall era.

The Edmund White Papers (YCAL MSS 808) includes extensive personal and professional correspondence, manuscripts, research files, biographical material, financial papers, photographs, slides, audio visual material, ephemera. More information on the papers:

The program will feature White in conversation with writer Bill Goldstein ( beginning at 4:00pm, with time for q&a from about 4:30pm until the program concludes at 5pm.


Detail: Robert Mapplethorpe, photograph of Edmund White (left) and Truman Capote, 1980 (?)

Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library