Vanessa and Her Sister, a novel by Priya Parmar exploring the complicated relationship between the two sisters, will be published by Ballantine in 2015. The historical novel will also cover the Bloomsbury Group.
This song by Marissa Adler is simply titled “Virginia” and is from the album Ballads of Living and Dying.
Picture yourself wearing a Virginia Woolf book. One way is on your shoes, as in a pair of ballet flats signifying Mrs. Dalloway’s walk. Look for others below.
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The bib necklaces are unbelievably beautiful. The first one I especially love, since it is a quote from one of my favorite poems of all time, T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land:
“April is the cruellest month, breeding
lilacs out of the dead land, mixing
memory and desire, stirring
dull roots with spring rain.”
The Waste Land is mesmerizing and lush…
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- The new $1000 Clarissa Dalloway “everything but poetry Book Prize
Deadline: April 1
- The $1000 To the Lighthouse Poetry Publication Prize
Deadline: April 1
- The new Shakespeare’s Sister Fellowship for Women Playwrights
Deadline: July 1
When poet Ann Batchelor Hursey was assigned the task of writing a critical response to Virginia Woolf’s The Death of a Moth and Other Essays, she wrote a letter to Woolf instead.
It was the only response she could imagine. In it, she mimicked Woolf’s cadences and asides and referred to her essay “The Humane Art.”
Batchelor Hursey will read her work tonight at 7 p.m. at Beacon Bards in Seattle.
Gloomsbury, a series on the BBC’s Radio 4, is a spoof of the Bloomsbury Group that follows the fortunes of Vera Sackcloth-Vest, a writer, gardener and transvestite.
Its second season, which will air later this month, features the last performances of the late actor Roger Lloyd Pack who died nearly two months ago of pancreatic cancer. He plays the amorous gardener Gosling and long-suffering husband Lionel Fox.