Essays and Poetry from the Sylvia Plath 2012 Symposium
Rai Peterson, Ball State University
Rai Peterson is an associate professor of English at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Her work often focuses on expatriate women writers, and she is completing a biography of early 20th century novelist and journalist Solita Solano, who lived in France from 1923-1975. Her advice to young Americanists is to concentrate on writers who lived in beautiful places and to take travel/research off their taxes.