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Welcome to the new Katherine Mansfield Society website!

We hope you will find our new website easy to use, and we will be adding more and more features and content to it over the coming months. In the meantime, if there is anything you used to access via the KMS website which you can no longer find, please select the ‘Archive’ link in the menu to see a copy of the website as it was in April 2021. 

We welcome your comments and feedback – please email to let us know.

Bad Worishofen 2022

You will be pleased to know the KMS conference ‘Katherine Mansfield and Germany’ is going ahead in Bad Wörishofen, Bavaria, from 16-18 July 2022.

Conference Venue: Haus zum Gugger.

Accommodation: There are a number of excellent Gasthäuser in Bad Wörishofen, centrally located within five minutes of the station and the conference (go to

Travel: We recommend you make your hotel and travel bookings as soon as possible as mid-July will be very busy.

Schedule: The academic part of the conference will be held on Saturday and Sunday (16 and 17 July) and on Monday there will be a guided tour of Bad Worishofen followed by some readings, finishing  at lunch time. There is likely to be a conference warming  on Friday night  (details to be supplied nearer the time)

Registration: the programme and the registration details are coming soon. 

Yearbook call for papers

The call for submissions to the next edition of the Katherine Mansfield Society’s Yearbook, Katherine Mansfield Studies, is now open for papers on the subject of Katherine Mansfield, Illness and Death.  Please see the full call for papers on the Yearbook page.

Katherine Mansfield Society Essay Prize

We are pleased to announce details for the 2021 Essay Prize on Katherine Mansfield, Illness and Death. Submissions are due by 31 August 2022 and will be considered for publication in Katherine Mansfield Studies, the Society’s yearbook. Further details can be found here.

Tinakori call for papers

The CFP for Tinakori, the critical journal of the Katherine Mansfield Society, is available here.