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* 27 June 2003 *

Edge: the play
posted by Emily at 3:40 PM

If you are in the New York area, you might be interested in a new off-Broadway show called EDGE (www.edgetheplay.com). It's a one-woman show about Sylvia Plath, written and directed by Paul Alexander, who is the editor of ARIEL ASCENDING: WRITINGS ABOUT SYLVIA PLATH and author of her biography, ROUGH MAGIC. The play starts performances on July 8, and you can find more info on the website.

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* 24 June 2003 *

Paltrow Reps Deny Poor Movie Reviews
posted by Emily at 5:26 PM

From the Internet Movie Database news today:

Gwyneth Paltrow's representatives are angrily denying the Hollywood beauty's new movie Sylvia will be a critical flop. According to gossip website Pagesix, spies at the movie's production company have slated the film, in which Paltrow portrays suicidal poet Sylvia Plath. Speculation is also mounting over the state of her own mental health, with one source saying, "Gwyneth is really depressed about her career. She hasn't had a hit in a very long time. This is on top of the depression over her father's death." But Paltrow's spokesman, Stephen Huvane, insists, "We are doing an Oscar push for the movie which will be released the first week of October. Gwyneth saw the first draft of the movie and thinks it's the best thing she has ever done. We have already booked three covers of three major magazines - we are shooting one right now - to help promote the movie." A rep for Focus Films, the indie production house that's putting out the biopic, adds, "We are releasing Sylvia this fall and are very excited about it.

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* 2 June 2003 *

Kate Moses in Chicago
posted by Emily at 8:59 PM

Kate Moses, author of "Wintering: A Novel of Sylvia Plath," which captures
the last harrowing months of Plath's life, will be appearing at the 19th
Annual Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair on Saturday, June 7th, at 12
o'clock. The discussion, titled "Writing the Life of Sylvia Plath," will
focuses around the extensive research that Moses conducted and the writing
process that she went through as she morphed this literary history into
fiction. Novelist Rosellen Brown will join in the discussion. Details
about this event can be found at www.printersrowbookfair.org. The Chicago
Tribune Printers Row Book Fair is located in the historic printers row
district of downtown Chicago, on Dearborn, between Congress and Polk. All
events are free and open to the public.

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