Virginia Woolf is in my thoughts on Jan. 25. And this year, the 128th anniversary of her birth, Paste Magazine celebrates her life and legacy with a list of 10 songs that reflect her life and work.
Below are a few other places to read birthday wishes to the grand dame of the modernist novel.
- Tea party and book swap celebrate Virginia’s birthday: If you are lucky enough to live in New York City, you can celebrate in style.
- Birthday tea and talk: Birthday celebration for Virginia in Rodmell, England
- Happy birthday–Virginia: Lucinda posts a list of songs celebrating Woolf’s life, as copied from Paste Magazine’s “List of the Day.”
- Ten Songs in Celebration of the Birth of Virginia Woolf: from Paste Magazine’s “List of the Day.” You can listen to the 10 songs on this site.
- “Short Story Monday: ‘A Haunted House’ by Virginia Woolf“: Musings on Woolf’s 1921 short story from Nan at Letters from a Hill Farm.
- January Magazine: Happy Birthday, Virginia Woolf
- Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keillor: Jan. 25 birthdays
- 1882 and then again, more recently: Read Woolf scholar Anne Fernald’s thoughts this year.
- Happy birthday to…: Dovegray reader plans a day of reading Woolf, particularly Flush.
- Happy birthday, Virginia Woolf w/ a Basia Bulat connection & a Carol Pope date at the London Music Club: James Reany, Free Press columnist of the London art scene, is celebrating by reading Orlando.
- Happy Birthday, Virginia Woolf: A post from Backyard Dancer
- “Who’s Afraid of Robert Burns?“: Writer Alex Beam of the Boston Globe gathers writers who share his Jan. 25 birthday.
- Happy Birthday, Virginia Woolf, Novelist and Essayist: Get an overview of Woolf’s life and work.
- A YouTube reading of Mrs. Dalloway in honor of her 127th birthday last year.
- Happy birthday, dear Virginia: Last year’s post on Blogging Woolf in celebration of Woolf’s birthday, with links to other birthday wishes in cyberspace.