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Sylvia Plath

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  • How far will our memoir fascination go?

     
    Decades ago, real life became the stuff of novels -- everyone knew "The Bell Jar" was taken from Sylvia Plath's own experience, but nobody wanted to call it a memoir. Flash forward to James Frey and reverse it -- he......
  • A call to poets: stay alive

     
    Sometimes it seems as though poets, in particular, move in an endangered artistic world. Think Sylvia Plath, above; John Berryman, Anne Sexton. And, last month, Rachel Wetzsteon, an accomplished poet who took her own life at age 42. Writer Jennifer......
  • At typewriter: Dorothy Parker

     
    A 1941 photograph of Dorothy Parker at work at her typewriter....
  • Timber Creek student wins national gold medal for short story

     
    Matthew Britzius, a senior at Timber Creek High School, has won a national gold medal from Scholastic for his short story “Two Carnivals and Thirty-Six Years.” The award is a high honor in the 87th year of The Scholastic, Inc. Art and...