News & Updates

  • August 2020

    With the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), we are pleased to announce the publication of 464 additional letters, including 453 from Whitman's Old Age period and 11 from the Post-Reconstruction period.

  • July 2020

    The Whitman Archive is delighted to announce the publication of a variorum edition of the first edition of Leaves of Grass (1855). The result of three years of work by a team of Archive scholars led by Nicole Gray, and supported by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, this edition is one of the most innovative and revelatory projects ever undertaken by the Walt Whitman Archive.

  • June 2020

    The Whitman Archive is pleased to announce that Matt Cohen has been named a project co-director. During more than two decades of involvement with the Archive, Matt has been a contributor to or editor of the work on the bibliography, Horace Traubel's With Walt Whitman in Camden, Whitman's Spanish-language translations, marginalia and annotations, and numerous other projects. Congratulations to Matt on this well-deserved promotion.

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