Events

Upcoming events

© Rachel Gilbertson

With Emma Claire Sweeney:

Friday 22 September, 7.30pm – A Secret Sisterhood. Join Antonia Honeywell, as she talks to authors Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney at Uxbridge Library

Saturday 14 October, 3.30pm – Secret Sisterhood: Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney at Ilkley Literature Festival

Saturday 21 October, 1pm – A Secret Sisterhood: The hidden friendships of Austen, Brontё, Eliot and Woolf at Bloomsbury Literature Festival

Past events

2017

Saturday 16 September, 2.30pm – 46th Annual George Eliot Lecture 2017 ‘Secret Sisterhood: George Eliot’s Literary Friendship’ at Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre in Coton, Nuneaton

Tuesday 11 July (7.15-8.30pm) – How Female Friendship Feeds Creativity with Rachel Holmes, Emily Midorikawa, Kate Mosse, and Emma Claire Sweeney at the British Library

Tuesday 4 July, 6.30pm – A Secret Sisterhood: Female Literary Friendships with Emma Claire Sweeney, Emily Midorikawa, Michèle Roberts and Sarah LeFanu at Waterstones Gower Street

Thursday 15 June – ‘Emily Midorikawa & Emma Claire Sweeney explore the hidden friendships between Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontё, George Eliot & Virginia Woolf’ at Hungerford Bookshop

Monday 12 June – ‘A Secret Sisterhood’, Folkestone Women’s Forum event at Folkestone Quarterhouse

Wednesday 7 June – ‘A Secret Sisterhood: Discussing female literary friendships’, Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney in conversation with Samantha Ellis at Waterstones Crouch End

Thursday 1 June – ‘A Secret Sisterhood’, Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney in conversation with Rowan Coleman at Waterstones Berkhamsted

2016

16 November – Something Rhymed Writing Friendships event at City, University of London

15-16 October – Something Rhymed Friendship-themed creative writing workshops at the South Holland Centre in Spalding and Fydell House in Boston (Lincolnshire)

20 August – Literary Friendships with Something Rhymed at Margate Bookie

12 May – Genuine Change: Something Rhymed literary salon at NYU London

4 May – So-called Women’s Issues: Something Rhymed literary salon at NYU London

28 April – VIDA count: Something Rhymed literary salon at NYU London

2015

23 April – Working with Writing: the Art of Collaboration at City, University of London

2014

15 October – Something Rhymed: the Literary Friendships of Famous Female Authors at Ilkley Literature Festival Fringe

2013

17 November – Writing Together: Ways of Making it Work at annual NAWE conference

2012

26 June – Literary Death Match