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#Sylvia Plath

Dead Woman Poets Are Not Your Punchline

Sylvia Plath and Anne Sexton have become cultural jokes for teen girl angst. How can we reclaim their complicated literary legacies?

5 of the Best Sylvia Plath Biographies

Get to know the woman behind timeless classics, including THE BELL JAR, through these insightful Sylvia Plath biographies.

13 Ways of Looking at Sylvia Plath

Whether you see her as a mystic or a martyr, a prisoner or a genius, Sylvia Plath certainly isn't only any one of these things.

6 Contemporary Books To Read If You’re A Fan Of THE BELL JAR

A list of contemporary readalikes for Sylvia Plath's THE BALL JAR, from novels to memoirs that match the classic's style and tone.

24 Evocative Sylvia Plath Quotes

Sylvia Plath is one of those writers, and Sylvia Plath quotes can evoke every emotion from the depths of despair to the heights of joy.

The Writer’s Perfect Pen

One reader considers how great writing accelerates with the perfect pen.

7 Sylvia Plath Poems That Form The Bible Of Every Poetry Fan

Seven of the most powerful Sylvia Plath poems and why they're so powerful.

How Sylvia Plath Helped Me Overcome Depression and Embrace Uncertainty

Reading Pathways: Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath was a prolific author with a broad range of talent. Dive into her works with this Sylvia Plath reading pathway.

Mahfouz’s Lost Story Collection and 4 More Posthumous Gems

An Egyptian journalist was researching a new book about Naguib Mahfouz when he made a discovery: fifty handwritten stories and a note to "publish in 1994."