A Strong Fighting Woman – Agnes Owens

Originally posted on Tender Savagery:
This is the text of the Obituary, about Agnes Owens, written by her good friend James Kelman in the Herald Friday 24th October 2014 Agnes Owens – Writer Born: May 1926; Died: October 2014 Appreciation AGNES OWENS had a strength I see as a female strength. It is there in…

A tribute to Agnes Owens – a pioneer of women’s writing

Agnes Owens 24th May 1926- 13 October 2014 Agnes Owens nee McLearie the Vale of Leven’s own “writer in residence” has died at the age of 88 near her home in Balloch. Born in Milngavie, Agnes’ writing was steeped in what has been described as a “tough, social realism” which reflected the woman she was …