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by Sylvia Plath

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Plath won the Pulitzer Prize in 1982 for her Collected Poems, making her the first poet to win a Pulitzer after death. (Source)

Plath published her first poem when she was eight years old. Source)

In an 1962 interview Plath said that if she hadn't become a writer, she would have liked to be a doctor, a profession she said is "the sort of polar opposition to being a writer." (Source)

Art runs in the Hughes/Plath family; Plath's daughter, Frieda Hughes, is a writer and painter. (Source)

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