Award-winning author Heather Clark speaks with literary critic and novelist Daphne Merkin about Clark’s latest book, “Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath.” Heather Clark is the author of several books and a professor of contemporary poetry. She has been awarded several scholarly fellowships, including a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship.

Daphne Merkin has written as a book critic for The New Republic, The New Yorker, and The New York Times Magazine. She is also an author of essay collections and a novel titled “Enchantment.” She is a contributing editor to Tablet Magazine.

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