Works from 1928 (enters public domain 2024-01-01)

On January 1st, 2024, many published works will be entering the US public domain. Those would be all the works first published in 1928. This is an attempt to accumulate a body of likely-popular works so we can have people immediately working on things that interest them, on New Year's Day.



Short storiesEdit


  • Sunset Gun (1928) – Copyrighted in the United States until 2024 due to (Renewal: R151594 ) by Dorothy Parker
  • The Tower by W. B. Yeats
  • Midsummer Night and Other Tales in Verse by Masefield (UK: Died 1967)
  • Some Limericks: Collected for Students & enspeldour’d with Introduction, Geographical Index, and with Notes etc. by Author:Norman Douglas
  • Beowulf and The fight at Finnsburg edited by Friedrich Klaber
  • Winter Words in Various Moods and Metres by Thomas Hardy (final book)