Windham-Campbell Prize Ceremony and Keynote Address

A seated man seen from the waist up. He looks into the camera with a gentle expression. He has short white hair and wears glasses with round, tortoise-shell frames, along with a black, long-sleeve top.

Greil Marcus. Photo courtesy Ida Lødemel Tvedt

Yale University President Peter Salovey presents the 2023 Windham-Campbell Prizes in drama, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, and legendary music journalist Greil Marcus delivers the annual keynote address, “Why I Write.” Marcus is introduced by Daphne A. Brooks, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, American Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Music at Yale University. Offered in conjunction with the Donald Windham–Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Michael Kelleher, Director of the Windham-Campbell Prizes, moderates the program.

Enter the Yale University Art Gallery’s Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Lecture Hall at 201 York Street.

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