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Sylvia Plath Photos - Aurelia Plath, January 1961 (Courtesy Mortimer Rare Book Room, Smith College)

When I began work on my biography of Sylvia Plath, I was determined to depict a joyous, triumphant side of her that is at odds with the legend of the doo.

Plath reading her poems in the New Yorker...a sad sight indeed..to be reminded of how you feel by your own words

Plath reading her poems in The New Yorker, August 1958

Daffodils at Court Green — Sylvia Plath's home in Devon | Photo: Peter K. Steinberg, March 2013

Court Green * Sylvia Plath's Home in Devon * Photo Peter K Steinberg * March 2013

Sylvia in Paris, 1956 (Gordon Lameyer).

Sylvia Plath in Paris, 1956 (Gordon Lameyer). Plath’s poems explore her own mental anguish, her troubled marriage to fellow poet Ted Hughes, her unresolved conflicts with her parents, and her own vision of herself.

Sylvia Plath reads November Graveyard

In this poem, Sylvia talks about the cemetery in Heptonstall. She was buried there in November Graveyard The scene stands stubborn: skinflint trees Hoa.

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt - Sylvia Plath

And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt - Sylvia Plath

26 Elmwood Road, Wellesley, Massachusetts. This was Sylvia Plath's home until she began college.

26 Elmwood Road * Wellesley * Massachusetts * Sylvia Plath's Home until she began College

Sylvia Plath and her children at Court Green, fall 1962.  Photograph by Susan O’Neill Roe.

Sylvia Plath & Children at Court Green * Fall 1962 * Photograph by Susan O’Neill Roe

Baby Plath, October 13th 1933.

Sylvia Plath, October 1933 (almost two years old)Source: The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath, 2000

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” ~ Sylvia Plath

“And by the way, everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.