Major Editions of Dickinson's Writings

For a list of Emily Dickinson's poems published during her lifetime, click here.

1890-1900

1890  Poems
Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd and T. W. Higginson. 
Published by Roberts Brothers of Boston.

1891  Poems Second Series
Edited by T. W. Higginson and Mabel Loomis Todd.
Published by Roberts Brothers of Boston.

1894  Letters of Emily Dickinson
Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd.       
Published by Roberts Brothers of Boston.

1896  Poems  Third Series
Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd. 
Published by Roberts Brothers of Boston.

1900-1954

1914  The Single Hound: Poems of a Lifetime
Edited by Martha Dickinson Bianchi. 
Published by Little, Brown and Company of Boston.

1924 The Life and Letters of Emily Dickinson
By Martha Dickinson Bianchi. 
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company of Boston and New York.

1924 The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson
Edited by Martha Dickinson Bianchi. 
Published by Little, Brown and Company of Boston.

1929  Further Poems of Emily Dickinson
Edited by Martha Dickinson Bianchi & Alfred Leete Hampson. 
Published by Little, Brown and Company of Boston.

1930 The Poems of Emily Dickinson:  Centenary Edition
Edited by Martha Dickinson Bianchi and Alfred Leete Hampson.
Published by Little, Brown and Company of Boston.

1931  Letters of Emily Dickinson  New & enlarged edition. 
Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd. 
Published by Harper & Brothers Publishers of New York. 

1934 Poems for Youth
Edited by Alfred Leete Hampson.
Published by Little, Brown and Company of Boston.

1935  Unpublished Poems of Emily Dickinson
Edited by Martha Dickinson Bianchi & Alfred Leete Hampson.  
Published by Little, Brown and Company of Boston.

1945  Bolts of Melody: New Poems of Emily Dickinson 
Edited by Mabel Loomis Todd & Millicent Todd Bingham. 
Published by Harper and Brothers of New York.

1951  Emily Dickinson's Letters to Dr. and Mrs. Josiah Gilbert Holland
Edited by Theodora van Wagenen Ward. 
Published by Harvard University Press.

1955-

1955  The Poems of Emily Dickinson
Edited by Thomas H. Johnson. 
Published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1958  The Letters of Emily Dickinson 
Edited by Thomas H. Johnson with Theodora van Wagenen Ward 
Published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1961 Final Harvest:  Emily Dickinson's Poems 
Edited by Thomas H. Johnson.
Published by Little, Brown and Company of Boston.

1981  The Manuscript Books of Emily Dickinson
Edited by R.W. Franklin. 
Published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1998 The Poems of Emily Dickinson
Edited by R.W. Franklin.
Published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1999 The Poems of Emily Dickinson:  Reading Edition
Edited by R.W. Franklin. 
Published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press of Cambridge, Massachusetts.

See Resources & Bibliography for more information about Emily Dickinson's manuscripts and related resources as well as a discussion of copyright issues.