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Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

Author of The Complete Poems: Anne Sexton

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Born in Newton, Massachusetts, in 1928 and living all of her life in or near Boston, her first book of poems, To Bedlam and Part Way Back , was published in 1960; her last, Words for Dr. Y. , was published after her death, by her own hand, on October 4th, 1974. She won the Pulitzer Prize in poetry in 1967 for Live or Die .
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