Fanny Crosby
This is the amazing biography of the blind hymn writer, Fanny Crosby. As the writer of more than 10000 hymns, all penned after the age of 40, she is credite...
Lena Guilbert Ford
Lena Gilbert Brown Ford (1870 – March 7, 1918) was a lyricist, best known for "Keep the Home Fires Burning" which she wrote during the First World War.She was born Lena Gilbert Brown in Venango ...
Anna Hempstead Branch
Anna Hempstead Branch (March 18, 1875 – September 8, 1937) was an American poet. She was regarded as a major poet during her life and William Thomas Stead called her "the Browning of American poetry"...
Alice Brown (writer)
Alice Brown (December 5, 1857 – June 21, 1948) was an American novelist, poet and playwright, best known as a writer of local color stories. She also contributed a chapter to the collaborative novel,...
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Alice Walker
Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American author and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple (1982) for which she won the National Book Award and the P...
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Lady Lazarus
"Lady Lazarus" is a poem written by Sylvia Plath, originally collected in the posthumously published volume Ariel and commonly used as an example of her writing style. Plath describes the speaker's op...
Elyse Fenton
Elyse Fenton (born September 4, 1980 in Brookline, Massachusetts) is an American poet.Fenton is the author of the poetry collection Clamor (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2010) which was se...
Sylvia (2003 film)
Sylvia is a 2003 British biographical drama film directed by Christine Jeffs and starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Craig, Jared Harris, and Michael Gambon. It tells the true story of the romance betwe...
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The Bell Jar (film)
The Bell Jar is a 1979 film directed by Larry Peerce and based on the novel by Sylvia Plath. It stars Marilyn Hassett and Julie Harris. The story follows a young woman's summer in New York City worki...
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Achy Obejas
Achy Obejas (born June 28, 1956) is a Cuban American writer and journalist focused on personal and national identity issues, living in Oakland, California. She frequently writes on her sexuality and ...
Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams
Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams is a collection of short stories by Sylvia Plath. It was posthumously published in 1977 as a collection of thirteen short stories, including the title story.As mor...
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The Bell Jar
The Bell Jar is the only novel written by the American writer and poet Sylvia Plath. Originally published under the pseudonym "Victoria Lucas" in 1963, the novel is semi-autobiographical, with the nam...
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Ariel (book)
Ariel was the second book of Sylvia Plath's poetry to be published, and was originally published in 1965, two years after her death by suicide. The poems in the 1965 edition of Ariel, with their free ...
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Hannah Kahn
Hannah Kahn (1911–1988) was an American poet, born in New York City, and subsequently a longtime resident of Miami, Florida. She was known especially for her inspirational poem “Ride a Wild Horse.”
Sylvia Plath
Sylvia Plath (/plæθ/; October 27, 1932 – February 11, 1963) was an American poet, novelist, and short-story writer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she studied at Smith College and Newnham College...
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Mary Elizabeth McGrath Blake
Mary Elizabeth McGrath Blake (September 1, 1840 – February 26, 1907) was an American poet.She was born in Dungarvan, Ireland, the oldest daughter of Patrick McGrath, a marble worker, and Mary Murphy M...
Kathryn Irene Glascock
Kathryn Irene Glascock (1901 - February 23, 1923) was an American Poet. The Kathryn Irene Glascock Intercollegiate Poetry Contest is named after her.
Glascock was born in 1901, the daughter of Hu...
Viola S. Wendt
Viola Sophia Wendt (March 31, 1907 – March 23, 1986) was an American poet and educator.
Wendt was born into a farming family in Boise, Idaho, in March 1907, the second of the three daughters of Ca...
Kimberly M. Blaeser
A Native American (Chippewa) poet and writer of mixed German and Anishinaabe descent, Kimberly Blaeser is the Wisconsin Poet Laureate. Born in 1955 in Billings, Montana, she is an enrolled tribal memb...