Resources for Grad Students

Administrative Resources:

English Graduate Program Forms (login required)
An internal website with an exhaustive listing of all the forms you will need as an English graduate student; it also contains Generals Lists, example Fields Lists and example prospectuses. Looking for a PDF that was in the old website’s “Resources” section? It’s probably here. Please contact Lauren Bauschard if you are a graduate student or faculty member and unable to access the site.

GSAS’s Handbook for Students

GSAS Graduate Student Council

Examples of Past Language Exams (click to download PDFs):

Library Resources:

Laura Farwell Blake ( and Odile Harter ( are the library liaisons to the English Department. We are here to answer questions and also as partners in your research. Keep us posted on whatever it is you’re working on, no matter how esoteric or inchoate.

Harvard Library Resources for English Graduate Students
A guide to graduate library research by Laura Farwell Blake

Child Memorial Library
The Department of English’s Research Library

Woodberry Poetry Room
in Lamont Library

Book History @ Harvard