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The Sylvia Townsend Warner Society was launched in January 2000 in Dorchester by a group of enthusiasts, assembling for an inaugural meeting at the County Museum. The main aim of the Society is to promote a wide readership for and a better understanding of the writings of Sylvia Townsend Warner.

We provide a wide range of information on Sylvia Townsend Warner. Please follow the links on the top of each page to learn about Sylvia's life, her works and the reception of her work by the general public and literary critics, and to access the freely available online version of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Journal. Follow this link to join the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society.

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On 10 July 2018 an auction will be held at Sotheby's in London of a batch of 64 letters from Sylvia Townsend Warner to her friend Oliver Warner, or his second wife, Elizabeth.

You can see more information about this on the Sotheby's website.
The estimate is £8000 - £12000.

Annual General Meeting of the Society 2018

This year's Society meeting was held on May 12th, at 11:15 at the Library of the Dorset County Museum.
A summary of the meeting will be available soon.

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