Yesterday was the day in 1926 that Vita Sackville-West wrote a love letter to Virginia Woolf.
You can listen to the lovely podcast of Garrison Keillor reading the letter onPBS’ The Writer’s Almanac website here or read the transcript here.
Thanks to Karen Levenback who sent the VW Listserv the link.
More on Woolf podcasts and broadcast media sightings
- Three podcasts of Woolf lectures are now available on the New York Public Library website. Get details here.
- Listen to a variety of earlier podcasts about Woolf and her circle. Find out more here.
- For more links to broadcast media coverage of Woolf, visit the Woolf Sightings page.
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The virtual public square featuring conversations about Virginia Woolf is a reality. Anne Fernald, writer in residence at The New York Public Library’s Wertheim Study last year, just posted this news on Facebook: The talk she gave at the NYPL in October is now available online as a free podcast.
“On Traffic Lights and Full Stops: Editing Mrs. Dalloway” focuses on her work preparing a textual edition of Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway (1925) for Cambridge University Press. The 68-minute piece includes discussion of manuscript material housed in the Berg Collection of the New York Public Library.
Fernald is an associate professor of English at Fordham University where she also directs the first-year writing and composition program and is the author of Virginia Woolf: Feminism and the Reader (Palgrave 2006). She blogs at Fernham.
Other talks in the three-day Woolf lecture “festival” at the NYPL are available as free podcasts as well. They include:
Listen to more podcasts by or about Virginia Woolf.
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