Where are all my Bloomsbury Group(ies)? A film chronicling the romance between Virginia Woolf—novelist, essayist, and foundational feminist thinker—and fellow author Vita Sackville-West is in the works.
A rare correspondence from Virginia Woolf to her nephew Julian has surfaced, and in it, Woolf takes a critical eye to his poetry: "My dear Julian. I like the poem very much. It still wants CURRENCY I think. When did you write it?" The letter most likely dates back to 1929. [The Paris Review]
Hogarth Press, which Virginia Woolf ran with her husband, Leonard, is being revived — in name, anyway. Random House will be rolling out the Hogarth Press imprint in summer, 2012, publishing in both America and the UK, an emphasis on "contemporary, character rich" literature.
A former teacher left writer Karen Houppert $75,000, and her meditation on the reasons why is a moving love letter to feminism, the spirit of collective action, and the impact a beloved mentor can have.
- It's official: Thierry Mugler will be costuming Beyonce's tour. "In addition to serving as 'creative adviser,' with input on everything from set lighting to choreography, Mugler will direct three segments of the show, called 'Dangerously in Love,' 'Ave Maria' and the finale. He’ll also costume the production — from…
You know those women who say they're only friends with men because females are catty, backstabbing bitches, whereas guys are straightforward, stalwart companions? Well Rihanna may be that type of girl, i.e., she only likes boys standing under her umbrella-ella-ella. The singer has reportedly said, "I have three…