Events

Upcoming events

© Rachel Gilbertson

With Emma Claire Sweeney:

Tuesday 12 December, 12.30-1.30pm – Herbert Illuminations: The Secret Sisterhood of George Eliot and Harriet Beecher Stowe, Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry

Past events:

2017

Wednesday 8 November, 6pm – Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney in conversation with Prof. Michelle Carriger at UCLA (event sponsored by UCLA’s English Department and Friends of English)

Tuesday 7 November, 7pm – Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney present and sign A Secret Sisterhood, in conversation with Elizabeth L. Silver, and joined by Julia Fierro and Caeli Wolfson at Vroman’s Book Store, Pasadena

Wednesday 1 November, 6pm – A Celebration of Literary Sisterhood: Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney in conversation with Mary Volmer and Cheryl Crocker McKeon at Book Passage, San Francisco (event sponsored by the WNBA-SF, Saint Mary’s College MFA in Creative Writing)

Saturday 28 October, 2-4pm – The Jane Austen Society of North America – NY Metropolitan Region and the Brontë Society American Chapter: Conversation with Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney (chaired by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore) at Shakespeare & Co, New York City

Thursday 26 October, 6-7.30pm – Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney in conversation with Kate Bolick at NYU Bookstore, New York City

Monday 23 October, 11am-12pm – A Secret Sisterhood: Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney at Wantage Literary Festival

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

Wednesday 18 October, 6.30pm – ‘A Secret Sisterhood: the hidden friendships of Austen, Brontё, Eliot and Woolf’ at Chawton House Library

Wednesday 27 September – ‘Is the Isolated Female Genius a Myth?’ Emily Midorikawa and Emma Claire Sweeney, in conversation with Annabel Abbs (private event)

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 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