Born: 10 December 1830, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

Died: 15 May 1886, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

Parents: Edward Dickinson, Emily Norcross Dickinson

Niece: Martha Dickinson Bianchi

Nationality: American

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was an American poet. Little-known during her life, she has since been regarded as one of the most important figures in American poetry

Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts, into a prominent family with strong ties to its community