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Poet Anne Sexton wrote the collections To Bedlam and Part Way Back, as well as Live or Die, for which she won the Pulitzer Prize. She committed suicide in 1974.
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Anne Sexton was born on November 9, 1928, in Newton, Massachusetts. Suffering from depression, she published her first book of poetry, To Bedlam and Part Way Back, in 1960. In 1967, she won the Pulitzer Prize and the Shelley Memorial Prize for her poetry collection Live or Die. She also published the book Transformations in 1971. Sexton committed suicide on October 4, 1974, in Weston, Massachusetts.
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