The Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
In operation since 1973, the Cox Center promotes Steinbeck’s goals of empathy and mutual understanding through public programming, free curriculum for teachers, and fellowships for emerging writers.
Plan your visit to the Steinbeck Center located in the MLK Library in San José.
Discover past and upcoming events and exhibitions and stay up to date on Steinbeck news.
Find out which fellowships and awards are sponsored by The Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies.
Browse bibliographical and biographical resources and learn more about Steinbeck's life and works.
Become a member of the Steinbeck Society and learn about other ways to support the Steinbeck Center.
Give us a call or send an email to learn more about the Steinbeck Center and the services we provide.
Visit the Center
We are open on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1–5 pm or by appointment. Email us to set up an appointment. Additionally, regardless of vaccination status, masks are required when in the center.