Bee Rowlatt

Journalist and writer

Bee Rowlatt is a writer and journalist. She won the Society of Authors’ K. Blundell Trust award to complete the travels in her current book In Search of Mary. It was inspired by the life of Mary Wollstonecraft, and featured in the Independent’s Best Biographies of 2015 and on BBC Meet the Author, Woman’s Hour and ITV News.

In Search of Mary is "a terrific book - quite unlike anything else I have read" Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen. "Brilliantly funny, poignant and important" Shami Chakrabarti.

Bee has clocked over two decades at BBC World Service; speaks fluent Spanish, co-wrote Talking About Jane Austen in Baghdad (Penguin) and has written for the Telegraph, the Times, the Guardian, the Mail and Grazia on subjects ranging from Drag Kings to Iraqi poets. She’s chair of Mary on the Green, a campaign for a statue of Wollstonecraft, has four kids and lives in New Delhi.

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