12 Apr Rachel Holmes
Rachel Holmes is the author most recently of Eleanor Marx: A Life. Her previous books include The Hottentot Venus: The Life and Death of Saartjie Baartman and The Secret Life of Dr James Barry. She co- edited Fifty Shades of Feminism and I Call Myself a Feminist . Holmes curated many programmes with Palestinian artists while Director of Literature at London’s Southbank Centre. From 2009 to 2014 she was tutor and writer in residence at the Palestine Writing Workshop in the West Bank, a PalFest initiative. She is currently writing about Sylvia Pankhurst, and is associate scholar at Ruskin College, Oxford.