Anne Sexton

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Anne Sexton
Born(1928-11-09)November 9, 1928
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedOctober 4, 1974(1974-10-04) (aged 45)
Weston, Massachusetts, U.S.
OccupationPoet
NationalityAmerican
GenreConfessional poetry
ChildrenLinda Gray Sexton, Joyce Ladd Sexton

Anne Sexton (November 9, 1928 - October 4, 1974) was an American novelist, poetry and children's book writer. She wrote primarily about topics like mental illness and severe depression. She was born near Boston, Massachusetts. She later committed suicide by way of carbon monoxide poisoning. She was 45.