The young and vivacious Emily Dickinson (played by Hailee Steinfeld) confronts the patriarchal constraints imposed by society and her family in her quest to become the world’s greatest poet. Set in 1850s Amherst, this darkly comedic coming-of-age story shines a contemporary light on the life, times and verses of one of America’s most intriguing literary figures.
ABOUT: Dickinson is a half-hour comedy series starring Oscar® nominee Hailee Steinfeld. Created by Alena Smith, Dickinson audaciously explores the constraints of society, gender, and family from the perspective of rebellious young poet Emily Dickinson.
Director: Hannah Lux Davis Producer: Andrew Lerios for London Alley Producer: Kathy Angstadt