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Theater & art


From Paula Plum, a new reading of poet Millay

Poet Edna St. Vincent Millay was no Emily Dickinson, quietly living a life of the mind.

Millay, who went by “Vincent,” was a two-fisted drinker and later a morphine addict, hugely famous and a Pulitzer Prize winner, and she took both men and women as lovers.

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