Anne Sexton: Poems

Sexton's works

Poetry and prose (collections and novels)

  • Uncompleted Novel-started in the 1960s
  • To Bedlam and Part Way Back (1960)
  • The Starry Night (1961)
  • All My Pretty Ones (1962)
  • Live or Die (1966) – Winner of the Pulitzer prize in 1967
  • Love Poems (1969)
  • Mercy Street, a 2-act play performed at the American Place Theatre (1969), published by Broadway Play Publishing Inc.
  • Transformations (1971) ISBN 0-618-08343-X
  • The Book of Folly (1972)
  • The Death Notebooks (1974)
  • The Awful Rowing Toward God (1975; posthumous)
  • 45 Mercy Street (1976; posthumous)
  • Anne Sexton: A Self Portrait in Letters, edited by Linda Gray Sexton and Lois Ames (1977; posthumous)
  • Words for Dr. Y. (1978; posthumous)
  • No Evil Star: Selected Essays, Interviews and Prose, edited by Steven E. Colburn (1985; posthumous)

Children's books

all co-written with Maxine Kumin

  • 1963 Eggs of Things (illustrated by Leonard Shortall)
  • 1964 More Eggs of Things (illustrated by Leonard Shortall)
  • 1974 Joey and the Birthday Present (illustrated by Evaline Ness)
  • 1975 The Wizard's Tears (illustrated by Evaline Ness)

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