Year: 1974 Source: New Statesman, v.87, no.656, (May 10 1974), p.656 SIEC No: 19842550

This article briefly describes the cases of several writers who committed suicide, and contends that their suicides were largely due to financial circumstances. The writers mentioned include Frank Tilsley, Edgar Mittelholzer, B.S. Johnson, Christopher Landon, Kay Dick, Graham Wallace, Anna Wickham, Dylan Thomas, Sylvia Plath, & Michael Hutton. (RM)