90 years ago, Virginia Woolf published her ground-breaking essay ‘A Room of One’s Own’, which posited that to be a writer, a woman needed money and a room of her own. We joined forces with the Royal Society of Literature to offer a week-long residency at Dragon Hall to address this: giving a female-identifying writer the time, space and support to write whatever they wanted.
Alicia Morgan was selected from many amazing submissions. She is a poet, playwright, performer and culture maker now based here in Norwich. She talks with Steph about being an active part of the underground New York punk scene in the 80s and 90s, working as a journalist and her move into fiction.
Follow her on Instagram @alicia13morgan
Hosted by Simon Jones and Steph McKenna.
Music by Bennet Maples.