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Patron: Professor Kirsty Gunn

Annual membership starts from date of joining and includes the following benefits:

  • Free copy of Katherine Mansfield Studies, the Society’s prestigious annual yearbook published by Edinburgh University Press, including free on-line access to vols 1-4 (worth £25).
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  • Reduced price fees for all KMS conferences.
  • 20% discount on all books published by Edinburgh University Press
  • Special member offers.
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Latest News

KMS Birthday Lecture 2012 Photos

17 October 2012

The lecture was presented to a packed audience by internationally acclaimed authors Sally Vickers, Ali Smith and Susan Sellers and the title of the lecture was ‘The Legacy of Katherine Mansfield’. It was a perfect afternoon from start to finish, held in Gordon Square in the heart of Bloomsbury, in the former library of John Maynard Keynes. Three huge paintings by Vanessa Bell still hang on the walls. The sun shone through the trees in the garden square outside as the audience were captivated by the three speakers! There was even the spontaneous popping of champagne corks as the talks reached their conclusion and we all agreed that KM’s sense of humour is still going strong! Click here for Photos. Copies of the lecture booklet are available from our shop.

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KMS Journal Volume 4 available now

11 October 2012

Katherine Mansfield Studies Journal volume 4, published in October 2012, is on the theme of 'Katherine Mansfield and the Fantastic', available now at the online shop.

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