Sylvia Plath

Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath

Heather Clark, Professor of Contemporary Poetry at the University of Huddersfield, and author of The Grief of Influence: Sylvia Plath…

1 month ago

Three-Martini Lunches at the Ritz: The Rebellion of Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton

Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton in Robert Lowell’s poetry class in Boston are the stuff of lore, fostered by Sexton’s…

3 months ago

Happy Birthday, Sylvia Plath: A Celebration of a Literary Icon

Today marks the ninety-second birthday of Sylvia Plath, the iconic and influential poet and novelist who continues to captivate readers…

7 months ago

10 Things You Might Not Know About Sylvia Plath

1. Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) published her first poem at eight years old in the Boston Herald. The poem was four…

7 months ago

Not So Silent: Heather Clark Attempts to Restore Sylvia Plath’s Rightful Place in American Literature

Best known for her semi-autobiographical novel The Bell Jar and her two collections of poems “The Colossus” and “Ariel,” American…

3 years ago

I am. I am. I am. Sylvia Plath

The legend of American poet Sylvia Plath, only 30 years old when she died in 1963, has grown in the…

4 years ago

Sylvia Plath

Best known for her semi-autobiographical novel The Bell Jar and her two collections of poems “The Colossus” and “Ariel,” American…

87 years ago