If you’re looking, as Virginia Woolf said, for a room of one’s own, why not follow her inspiration? Woolf also wrote from her garden shed, so – if you’re lucky enough to have one – look no further than your own back yard.
Lola Ridge, 1935 (née Emily Ridge 1873-1941) © Marjorie Content - "Ten years before Virginia Woolf called for a room of one’s own, this radical poet paved the way for literary feminists." Teresa Svoboda
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Some people express surprise that I take a political stance. I'm supposed to write about literature, philosophy, science, they say. But you can't read and reverence James Baldwin or Virginia Woolf or Rachel Carson without civil rights and women's rights and environmental justice.
"You cannot find peace by avoiding life." - Virginia Woolf.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well. – Virginia Woolf