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.
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Cox-Manville Steinbeck Bibliography
Comprehensive annotated bibliography of works by and about John Steinbeck.
Steinbeck Center Photo Archive
Searchable archive of 2,300 photos related to Steinbeck.
Find updates on recent happenings with the Center for Steinbeck Studies and learn about interesting events we are planning for the future.
Discover all the exciting events that the Steinbeck Center has hosted and participated in over the years, stretching back to its founding in 1971.
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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.