Biography Timeline

  • Emily Dickinsons Birth

  • -1847 Emily Attends Amherst Academy

  • -1848 Emily Attends Mount Holyoke Female Seminary

  • Emily Meets the Reverend Charles Wadsworth

  • Emily Dies

    Only two poems were published in her lifetime.
  • Emily Becomes a Recluse

  • Emily Poems are Discovered

    Lavinia Dickinson is Emily's sister. She discovered Emily's poems and published them throughout the years.