Edward Butscher

Edward Butscher

Edward Butscher is a highly regarded poet and critic whose works have appeared in numerous literary journals and publications, including The Saturday Review of Literature, Georgia Review, Newsday, and the American Book Review. His biography, Conrad Aiken: Poet of White Horse Vale, published in 1988 by University of Georgia Press, won the Poetry Society of America's Melville Cane Award for that year. He lives in East Hampton, Long Island and Queens, New York with his wife, author and editor Paula Trachtman.

Books by Edward Butscher

  1. Sylvia Plath

Reviews and Comments

  • "Butscher documents, thoroughly and convincingly, Plath's unbelievable and pathetic success-drive and explodes, once and for all, the romantic myth of Sylvia Plath as 'extremist poet' who died for the sake of her art, the very opposite seems to be true."