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Sound Is Bob Kaufman, Poet April 24, 2015: [A version of this talk was given at AWP in Minneapolis on April 10th, 2015 as part of the Neglected American Masters panel with James Allen Hall, Yona Harvey, and Richard Siken.] Every poet is an [...] by

The Generativity of Shulamith Firestone’s Airless Spaces April 16, 2015: Overness. Or also throwns. Throne. to sit down in. What is also a mercy, but relentless. Thrown away from her for the sake of. These distances. What happens inside and out of Shulamith Firestone’s [...] by

Poetry Mixtape Volume VI March 27, 2015: Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta is an artist & casual historian living in San Francisco. Their first chapbook, PDF, was published by Solar Luxuriance in 2014. With Elana Chavez, they organize the [...] by

Why Did Sylvia Plath Die? February 12, 2015: Yesterday, February 11th, marked the anniversary of Sylvia Plath’s suicide in 1963. For fans and followers, her death is shrouded in as much mystery as ever before. What was the catalyst to her [...] by

Sotheby’s to Auction Significant Collection of Sylvia Plath Material November 17, 2014: Poets & Writers points us to a Sotheby’s auction for Sylvia Plath fans: With an estimated value of 150,000—250,000 USD, the lot up for bid as part of the Fine Books & Manuscripts, [...] by

Sylvia Plath’s Birthday and a Look at the Intended Arrangement of Ariel October 30, 2014: “Winter is for women,” wrote Sylvia Plath, who would have been 82 years old this week (the 27th to be exact). In honor of the occasion, a piece at The Atlantic revisits Ariel, with a [...] by

Sylvia Plath Wasn’t Just ‘Queen of Melancholia’ September 2, 2014: The Airship (a cultural purveyor from the friendly skies) has a piece on Sylvia Plath’s non-depression! Gennie Rivieccio notes that Plath “did in fact live a very pleasant life before her [...] by

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