Daniela Gioseffi is an American Book Award winning author of fourteen books. She's been a worldwide speaker on campuses, at book fairs, on NPR, BBC, and on The Poet and the Poem, Library of Congress' Radio Show of The National Endowment for the Arts. This book, based on her non-fiction Afterword, includes newly discovered, startling research and theory published in The Emily Dickinson Journal, Vol. X1.2. She is listed with the Dickinson Scholar's Registry, has received the John Ciardi Award for Lifetime Achievement in poetry, two New York State Council for the Arts grants in poetry, and a PEN Syndicated Fiction Award. "Gioseffi's writing is appealing... Engaging, filled with energy.... irresistible. Larry McMurty, The Washington Post. Pulitzer Prize: Terms of Endearment "Gioseffi's work overflows with poetic vision." Nona Balakian, former staff reviewer, The New York Times "... a gifted writer.... A stunning essay [afterword]. It should be a book." Galway Kinnell, Pulitzer Prize & National Book Award winning poet "Whatever Daniela does, she does well. Among other thin