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The Prose of Sylvia Plath. Edited by Peter K. Steinberg. London: Faber and Faber, 2023.

The Collected Writings of Assia Wevill. Edited by Julie Goodspeed-Chadwick and Peter K. Steinberg. Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 2021.

The Letters of Sylvia Plath: Volume 2: 1956-1963. Edited by Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil. London: Faber, 2019 (paperback).

The Letters of Sylvia Plath: Volume 1: 1940-1956. Edited by Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil. London: Faber, 2019 (paperback).

The Letters of Sylvia Plath: Volume 2: 1956-1963. Edited by Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil. London: Faber; New York: HarperCollins, 2018.

The Letters of Sylvia Plath: Volume 1: 1940-1956. Edited by Peter K. Steinberg and Karen V. Kukil. London: Faber; New York: HarperCollins, 2017.

These Ghostly Archives: The Unearthing of Sylvia Plath. Gail Crowther and Peter K. Steinberg. Stroud, Eng.: Fonthill Media, 2017.

Sylvia Plath. Great Writers series. Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004.

Introductions and Forewords

"Foreword." Breaking Down Plath. Patricia Grisafi. Hoboken, N.J.: Jossey-Bass, 2022.

"Introduction." Sylvia Plath in Devon: A Year's Turning. Elizabeth Sigmund and Gail Crowther. Stroud, Eng.: Fonthill Media, 2014.

"Introduction." The Spoken Word: Sylvia Plath. London: The British Library, 2010.

Selected articles

The Story Behind Sylvia Plath's Letters (2018)

"A fetish, somehow": A Sylvia Plath Bookmark (2017) 

These Ghostly Archives 5: Reanimating the Past (with Gail Crowther) (2013)

Textual Variations in The Bell Jar Publications (2012)

These Ghostly Archives 4: Looking for New England (with Gail Crowther) (2012) 

These Ghostly Archives 3 (with Gail Crowther) (2011) 

A Perfectly Beautiful Time: Sylvia Plath at Camp Helen Storrow (2011)

This is a Celebration: A Festschrift for The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath (2010)

"They Had to Call and Call": The Search for Sylvia Plath (2010)

These Ghostly Archives, Redux (with Gail Crowther) (2010)

These Ghostly Archives (with Gail Crowther) (2009)

"I Should Be Loving This": Sylvia Plath's "The Perfect Place" and The Bell Jar (2008)

See more publications on A celebration, this is.


"There Are Almost No Obituaries for Sylvia Plath" by Ashley Fetters. The Atlantic. 11 February 2013.

"FBI files on Sylvia Plath's father shed new light on poet" by Dalya Alberge. The Guardian. 17 August 2012.

"Sylvia Plath's Three Women to be staged in London" by Alison Flood. The Guardian. 3 December 2008.

"Banking on his passion for Plath" by Melissa Davis Haller. UMW Today. Spring 2005.

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