Going in search of Mary Wollstonecraft - Bee Rowlatt


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Bee Rowlatt embarks on a remarkable journey in search of the feminist pioneer Mary Wollstonecraft. Bee chairs a campaign to memorialise Wollstonecraft in Stoke Newington, Mary on the Green. Bee Rowlatt is a writer and journalist. The best-selling 'Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad' has been dramatised by the BBC, and translated into numerous languages. Bee contributed to Virago's Fifty Shades of Feminism, and has clocked over two decades at BBC World Service (now freelance). Bee’s public speaking appearances include the Jaipur Literature Festival, 5x15, the Times Literary Festival, Hay Festivals in Cartagena and Xalapa, Southbank WOW festival, and British Council literary events in Iraq, Norway, Palestine and Russia. Recorded live at EartH Hackney in March 2019. 5x15 brings together five outstanding individuals to tell of their lives, passions and inspirations. There are only two rules - no scripts and only 15 minutes each. Learn more about 5x15 events: 5x15stories.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/5x15stories Facebook: www.facebook.com/5x15stories Instagram: www.instagram.com/5x15stories

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