Books Reviews: Only Lady Writers (40+) Need Apply
Hosking Houses Trust, the charitable trust which provides a house and an income for a prospective woman writer, is looking to make its second appointment.
The Trust, which was launched in 2002, is the brainchild of Sarah Hosking. Inspired by Virginia Woolf's A Room Of One's Own, and aware of the pressures on women and society's expectations of them, especially after having 'dropped everything' to nurse her ailing parents, Sarah's aim, via the Trust, is to provide literary and other artistic fellowships to women over the age of 40. The year-long appointment includes occupation of Church Cottage, a tiny but beautiful house dating back to 1700, in the village of Clifford Chambers …
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Publication information: Article title: Books Reviews: Only Lady Writers (40+) Need Apply. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Birmingham Post (England). Publication date: August 28, 2004. Page number: 53. © 2009 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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