Tagged: Sylvia Plath

Plath and Louverture biographies compete for Slightly Foxed Prize

Three biographies published by Penguin Random House, including ones of poet Sylvia Plath and Haitian general Toussaint Louverture, are competing on the five-strong shortlist for the Slightly Foxed Best First Biography Prize.... Read more

Faber to bring out previously unpublished Plath short story

Faber is to publish "Mary Ventura and the Ninth Kingdom", a previously unpublished short story written by Sylvia Plath as a college assignment in 1952.... Read more

The Bell Jar proof among items in Sylvia Plath auction

A proof of Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar was sold for £87,500 and her typewriter went for £32,500 in an auction of items sold at Bonhams by her daughter on Wednesday... Read more

Faber to launch Modern Classics imprint

Faber is launching a new imprint of modern classics, including titles from T S Eliot, Kazuo Ishiguro and Hanif Kureishi. The... Read more

Ten literary graves: the tour

Ann Treneman tells the compelling stories behind 10 authors' graves – and reveals how to find them Read more

Ten literary graves: the tour

Ann Treneman tells the compelling stories behind 10 authors' graves - and reveals how to find them Read more

Carlene Bauer on writing the truth about love

The author of Frances & Bernard explains why writers' love stories - real or fictional - are so compelling Read more

When Sylvia met Ted

Fifty years ago, poet Sylvia Plath took her own life. Biographer Andrew Wilson reveals the night she met future husband, Ted Hughes Read more

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