Random Acts of Granfalloonery: The Art and Fiction of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

The Lilly Library
May 15th 2018 to August 24th 2018
(All day)
Print by Kurt Vonnegut with text, "I don't know what it is about Hoosiers. But wherever you go there is always a Hoosier doing something very important there."


The exhibition of materials from the Vonnegut Manuscript Collection follows the trajectory of Kurt Vonnegut's career from early rejection to literary success. Items on display include rejection slips, examples of his pulp fiction roots, the first page of a draft of each of his major novels, fan letters, and artwork and photographs.


Curators: Isabel Planton Public Services Librarian, Rebecca Baumann Head of Public Services. Hosted by: Lilly Library.

Today's Hours

CLOSED All hours


  • Building Access Front entrance facing Showalter Fountain is fully accessible. Building Access

Contact Info

1200 E Seventh Street
Bloomington, IN 47405
812-855-3143 (Fax)
Joel Silver
Joel Silver - Director, Librarian
(812) 855-2452