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A Post That Proves We Are Not Ready to Purge Trisha Low July 14, 2014: We’re definitely not ready to stop talking about her literary debut, The Compleat Purge (Kenning, 2013), which has knocked our socks off and Patrick Gaughan’s too, who reviews Trisha [...] by

Collecting Sylvia Plath June 26, 2014: I love the thinginess of things. —Sylvia Plath 1. Black Telephone. Court Green, Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes’s manor house. North Tawton, Devon, England. July 9, 1962. Aurelia Plath was visiting [...] by

More Is More: Sylvia Plath’s Letters June 3, 2014: Imagine a Sylvia Plath you’ve never known before. Not a depressed, suicide-obsessed brooder—the stereotype so many people seem to have in mind—but an optimistically driven intellectual (as well [...] by

What the Editors of N+1 are Reading March 19, 2014: Awful lot of writing by women here… good work gang! Keep it up! Just yesterday, at N+1– I finished Janet Malcolm’s The Silent Woman—her biography of Sylvia Plath—four weeks ago, and [...] by

Mary Jo Bang on the ‘Tender youthful sketches’ of Sylvia Plath March 11, 2014: For PN Review 216, Mary Jo Bang considers Faber & Faber’s new publication: Sylvia Plath: Drawings, edited by Frieda Hughes. We are right to be interested in an artist’s early work. In [...] by

Sylvia Plath’s Safe Haven: New York City in 1953 October 30, 2013: Though the format is excruciatingly stylish, we’d recommend attempting to read this story at The Aesthete by Roxane Gay on Sylvia Plath’s life in New York, where she worked in the summer [...] by

Sylvia Plath’s ‘Nick and the Candlestick’ September 25, 2013: Virtuosity, sheer eloquence, in great work has its own meanings: in the best Shakespeare sonnets, as a kind of sexual display or gift to the courted person, with the acrobatic wit amplifying [...] by

Quiz Quiz Quiz: Don Draper or Sylvia Plath? September 19, 2013: Have five seconds? We just tried our scrollpad on this quiz CBC Books: “Who Said It: Don Draper or Sylvia Plath?” Let’s just say it’s tougher than it looks: a FACEOFF for the [...] by

Faber Publishes New Book of Sylvia Plath’s Drawings September 4, 2013: Who knew that Sylvia Plath could pen both artful poetry AND drawings?! Oh, wait, that’s us! From Siobhan Fenton at Fawn Review comes this most welcome heads up! Regardless of your opinion of [...] by

Elizabeth Bishop’s ‘One Art’ Scores a -2.50305521472 June 6, 2013: Turns out, in the literary death match between Sylvia Plath and Elizabeth Bishop, it’s Plath all the way! Or, that’s to say, Plath’s poem “Edge” (which scored a [...] by