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Lynne Feeley

Lynne Feeley is a writer and teacher based in Seattle. Her work has appeared in The NationEnvironmental HistoryAmerican Literature, and Avidly. She has a doctorate in English from Duke and formerly taught in the History & Literature Program at Harvard.


Until recent decades, Dickinson was most often depicted as a sentimental spinster or reclusive eccentric. A new biography and TV show reveal instead a self-aware artist who created a life that defied the limits placed on women.

Lynne Feeley