While the whole town attends the christening of Jane's baby, Emily fights to get her poems back from Sam.
Things don't go as planned when Emily tries to express her gratitude to Sam during a night at the opera.
Emily's relationships are challenged as she moves into a new chapter of life.
Amid the Civil War’s mounting casualties, the Dickinsons grieve one of their own—and Emily struggles to keep the peace in her family.
Emily's insular poetic world is rocked when Sue introduces her to Sam Bowles, a newspaper editor with a strong interest in publishing women.
Emily tries to celebrate her father’s birthday with an old-fashioned family singalong, but it devolves into another battle in the Dickinsons’ own civil war.
On her father's election day, Emily defiantly attempts to publish another poem.
When her poem is finally published in Sam's newspaper, Emily is shocked to discover that she has become invisible to the world.
Emily confronts tough issues at a meeting of the local Shakespeare Club.
Women are forbidden at Amherst, so Emily and Sue get creative to attend a lecture.
Emily seeks help from an author (John Mulaney) when her favorite tree is threatened.
Emily's attempt to publish a poem sparks backlash.
Torn about whether to allow Sam to publish her work, Emily hosts a séance in search of guidance.