One of a dozen participants, the biographer of Edna St. Vincent Millay '17 and biographer-in-residence, Nancy Milford, gave the keynote address, "The Fevered Heroine," of "The Biographer's Art," a five-day colloquium sponsored by the AAVC and the English department. Other participants included Merle Miller, biographer of Presidents Truman and Johnson, who spoke on oral biography; Visiting lecturer in English, New York Times writer Lucinda Franks ‘68, who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1971 for her reportage on the life and death of Diana Oughton, member of the Weathermen; Professor of English Elizabeth Daniels’ 41, author of Jessie White Mario, Risorgimento Revolutionary (1972); New York Times reviewer and author of How to Get Happily Published (1978), Judith Appelbaum ’60; Geoffrey Wolfe, author of Black Sun: The Brief Transit and Violent Eclipse of Harry Crosby (1976); Visiting Lecturer in English Brett Singer ‘74; Associate Professor of English Beth Darlington, editor of My Dearest Love: Letters of William and Mary Wordsworth (1981); Assistant Professor of English Thomas Mallon, author of Edmund Blunden (1983) and of A Book of One's Own: People and Their Diaries (1984); and  Phyllis Rose, associate professor of English at Wesleyan University and author of Woman of Letters: A life of Virginia Woolf (1978) and Parallel Lives: Five Victorian Marriages (1983).