Newspaper Fiction: The New York Journalism of Djuna Barnes, 1913–1919

A modest but compelling show of drawings and journalistic writings of Djuna Barnes is on view at the Brooklyn Museum. Comprised mostly of holdings from the University of Maryland archives, this show puts Barnes’ newspaper writing in an art context. It’s worth checking out!

What can he have Sown…, from the series “Types found in Odd Corners About Brooklyn,” Brooklyn Daily Eagle, August 5, 1913. Djuna Barnes Papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries

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