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Sylvia Plath Literary Festival
21st - 23rd October 2022
Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall
The blood jet is poetry, / There is no stopping it.
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Sylvia Plath Literary Festival
21st - 23rd October 2022
Hebden Bridge & Heptonstall
The blood jet is poetry, / There is no stopping it.

Category Archives: Scholars

Di Beddow

Di Beddow

Di Beddow is a mother, feminist and socialist. Her academic work arises from her PhD thesis at Queen Mary University London and she has published work in the Ted Hughes Society Journal, @sylviaplathinfo, the British Library and Emory blogs. Continue Reading

Karen Kukil

Karen Kukil

Karen Kukil is an international authority on Sylvia Plath. She edited the unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2000) and co-edited a two-volume edition of The Letters of Sylvia Plath for Faber and Faber (2017–18). Her scholarly chapters on Plath appear in The Bloomsbury Handbook to Sylvia Plath (2022) and Sylvia Plath in Context (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Continue Reading

Dorka Tamás

Dorka Tamás

Dorka Tamás has completed her PhD at the University of Exeter. Her thesis explores the supernatural in Sylvia Plath’s poetry by employing the theoretical framework of the early modern witch-hunt. Her research interest includes literary representations of magic and witchcraft and the relationship between the natural environment and supernatural subthemes across literature and culture, particularly in the works of Sylvia Plath. Continue Reading

Iona Murphy

Iona Murphy

Iona Murphy is a third year PhD literature student at the University of Huddersfield. Her thesis is titled: “Patched, retreaded and approved for the road” Sylvia Plath and the recovery narrative: psychiatry, ableism and body dysmorphia in The Bell Jar, ‘Johnny Panic and the Bible of Dreams’, and ‘Tongues of Stone.’ Continue Reading

Emily Van Duyne

Emily Van Duyne

Emily Van Duyne’s work on Sylvia Plath has appeared in Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, Literary Hub, and elsewhere. Her book LOVING SYLVIA PLATH is under contract with W.W. Norton & Co. In 2022, she received both a Fulbright Scholarship and a New Jersey Individual Artist Fellowship in prose-writing for her work on Sylvia Plath. Continue Reading

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