Female Writers and their Mental Health

Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

A few weeks ago I wrote this for another site, hooked on to the fact that Virginia Woolf endured her last period of incarceration for mental illness 100 years ago this year. Woolf, along with Sylvia Plath, is one of the writers people with no idea how debilitating mental illness can be look up to as a perfect example of how mental illness and creativity align.

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