Sylvia Plath

Poetry Sounds: Sylvia Plath, “Lady Lazarus”

October 30, 2014

Poetry Sounds is a segment at Tate Street High Society that features poets reading their work aloud. Since it is Sylvia Plath’s birthday week and Halloween (tomorrow!), we’re remembering Plath by bringing her back from the dead with a reading of “Lady Lazarus.” Spooky, [...]

Happy Birthday, Sylvia Plath!

October 27, 2014

We’re celebrating the birthday of Sylvia Plath (October 27, 1932–February 11, 1963) by a news round-up of interesting articles circulating about the poet and her life. You can find good article-long biographies of her at The Academy of American Poets and  a lengthy one at The Poetry [...]

Uplifting News for Our Members

November 9, 2010

Highlights from this BBC Article: On average, a poet has a life-expectancy of only 62 Female poets are more likely to suffer from mental illness than any other type of writer Isn’t this grand? For more insights, visit the BBC [...]