Dear Plathians, I meant to send this out last night to honor Lady Lazarus, AKA My Own Personal Jesus, but, like Sylvia, I am a big fan of leg of lamb and stayed too late at my mother’s Easter dinner to get it done. So here we are. In racing toward the finish of LOVING SYLVIA…
Notes from isolation
An Interview with Plath scholar Maeve O'Brien
[Image description: A young Joan Didion sits with her daughter, Quintana Roo Dunne, on her lap. Didion’s hand is in her daughter’s hair.] Toward the end…
[Image description: A top-bottom meme-formatted image shows two shots from last night’s episode of Dickinson. The top features Sylvia Plath (Chloe…
[Image description: A birthday card Sylvia Plath sent to her mother, Aurelia, with an illustration of a Viking woman riding a horse] -For my friend…
Today is October 3, or, in Internet-Land, “Mean Girls Day.” So-called because, in the 2004 movie of the same name, the heroine Cady Heron (Lindsay…
In the spring of 2001, I was a junior at Emerson College and working at Brookline Booksmith, the landmark indie bookstore on Harvard St. I had terrible…
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