A feature article (pages 23-26) exploring Plath’s European heritage and her 1961 visit to Berck Plage in The New European (7-14 April 2017).


24 February 2017 Filming on Berck Plage in Northern France for an ARTE television documentary about Sylvia Plath’s connections with France. Photos ©Kevin Cummins 2017



22 August 2016 My Muse: Kathryn Williams on Sylvia Plath BBC Radio 4 interview with the musician Kathryn Williams talking about how Plath influences people and ways in which readers become attached to her.

Kathryn and Gail

6 June 2015 ‘Sylvia Plath: shining a light on poetic genius’ Felicity Plunkett The Australian: A review of Sylvia Plath in Devon: A Year’s Turning

7 May 2015 The Folk of the Pennines BBC Radio 4 Interview with Mark Radcliffe: A visit to Plath’s grave in Heptonstall with Mark Radcliffe to talk about Plath’s connections with Yorkshire.

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Gail Crowther and Mark Radcliffe in Heptonstall

6 April 2015 Blackburn university students get insight from top academic researcher The Lancashire Telegraph: A review of a talk given about my first book Sylvia Plath in Devon: A Year’s Turning co-written with Elizabeth Sigmund.

Gail Crowther at Blackburn University Centre

11 February 2015 Sylvia Plath in Devon: The story of a book Peter K. Steinberg: A review of Sylvia Plath in Devon: A Year’s Turning

28 February 2013 ‘Previously unknown Sylvia Plath artifacts revealed in talk on the poet at Plymouth University’ Plymouth Herald: An article discussing a talk given at Plymouth University about archival research carried out with Peter K. Steinberg

28 October 2010 Ted Hughes’ ‘Last Letter’ Mark Ford The New York Review of Books: A discussion about a lost poem by Ted Hughes’s dealing with Plath’s final days.