Venetia Welby on why a woman would write a male Protagonist…

cover-image-mod‘No man is a male island, no woman independent of male qualities and so much of our perception of the complex world of gender is rigid, outdated and facile. Perched in the eye of a man may well be a pretty good place to reflect upon ‘the women’.’

Venetia Welby talks about the writing of Mother of Darkness and discusses why a woman would write a male protagonist for a piece on Women’s Writers, Women’s Books. In February, we will be publishing Mother of Darkness by Venetia Welby. You can read the full article here and read more about the book here.