Celebrate the works of Emily Dickinson

Today, December 10, marks Emily Dickinson’s birthday. She is a renowned American poet born in Amherst, MA. For the most part, she was a very reclusive woman who was consistently suffering from health problems. During her lifetime, only seven of her poems were published; it wasn’t until after her death that her sister discovered the rest of her poems and published them gradually over 50 years. Rediscover, or experience for the first time, her beautiful poems and letters with these books:

Collected Poems of Emily Dickinson, Emily Dickinson, Poems and Letters, Final Harvest: Emily Dickinson’s Poems, Poems for Youth, and more.

Or you can read about her life in these biographies: Emily Dickinson: an Interpretive Biography, Emily Dickinson’s Poetry; Stairway of Surprise, The Hidden Life of Emily Dickinson, and many more.