Marsha Rowe

Standard Name: Rowe, Marsha


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Friends, Associates Alison Fell
As well as Sue Todd and Buzz Goodbody , her friends at this stage (who were also her political associates) included Michèle Roberts and Marsha Rowe , with whom her friendships became lifelong.
Roberts, Michèle. Paper Houses. Virago.
“Inventory. Acc. 12394. Alison Fell”. National Library of Scotland.
Intertextuality and Influence Alison Fell
It was Marsha Rowe , a friend and contributor, who first suggested to her a book on hysterics.
Fell, Alison, editor. Serious Hysterics. Serpent’s Tail.
Other contributors included Marina Warner , Zoë Fairbairns , and Gail Scott .
Literary responses Michelene Wandor
Time Out discerned in this sequence an astonishing density of feeling.
Michelene Wandor.
Marsha Rowe wrote that in To Die Among FriendsMW had cut the past in slices and re-arranged it as a layer cake, pretty...
Literary responses Jeanette Winterson
According to critic Hilary Hinds, reviewers largely concurred that Oranges was a notable first novel and praised the quality of its writing and its brilliance, originality, humour, and eccentricity. Literary critics such as John Lute


April 1971-April 1972: Ink newspaper briefly flourished in London...

Writing climate item

April 1971-April 1972

Inknewspaper briefly flourished in London as an offshoot of Oz, intended by its male editors as a link between national papers and the 1960s underground press.

June 1972: Spare Rib, a feminist periodical issued monthly...

Women writers item

June 1972

Spare Rib, a feminist periodical issued monthly by Spare Ribs from 27 Clerkenwell Close, London, was launched to put women's liberation on the news stands.
Doughan, David, and Denise Sanchez. Feminist Periodicals, 1855-1984. Harvester Press.

21 June 1973: Virago Press held its first board meeting...

Writing climate item

21 June 1973

Virago Press held its first board meeting (of directors Carmen Callil , Rosie Boycott , and Marsha Rowe ). The press was established in London with financial support from Quartet Books .

By Autumn 1975: Carmen Callil's new Virago Press issued its...

Women writers item

By Autumn 1975

Carmen Callil 's new Virago Press issued its first title, Mary Chamberlain 's Fenwomen: A Portrait of Women in an English Village, an indictment of rural poverty as it bears on women.


Boycott, Rosie, and Marsha Rowe. “How we made: Spare Rib magazine”.