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January 18, 2022 33 mins

Seven women who changed English literature.   An anchorite who spent 30 years in one room, and became the “mother of English prose”.   A passionate pilgrim known as the first female autobiographer,  two women who can both claim to have written the first-ever science fiction novel, an enslaved woman who was sold four times, and the only female journalist on the WW1 trenches.

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