The Woman at the Back of the Room is an award winning story by Amazon bestselling author JB Rowley.
Louisa Lawson, mother of iconic Australian poet and writer Henry Lawson, was also the mother of woman suffrage in New South Wales. Back in the 1800s when Louisa Lawson was a young woman, men scoffed at 'this nonsensical idea of giving women the vote'. Howver, for Louisa Lawson it was simply 'a just privilege so long denied'. She was a writer and newspaper editor as well as being the mother of four children. The Woman at the Back of the Room is a short story of just over 1500 words.