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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.

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News

OUR NORFOLK TRIP, JUNE 20-22 2014

Our schedule was packed with wonderful ventures and the weather was at its very best for our weekend in Norfolk.

Please read the summary of the Sylvia Townsend Warner Society Weekend of 2014.

THE CAT IN THE HAMPER: WARNER AND THE ART OF NARRATING A BIOGRAPHY

The Society is delighted to present you with an occasional paper written by Dr Morine Krissdóttir, a Society member, on the writing of Sylvia Townsend Warner's biography of T.H. White. This article is based on some very interesting material which has recently been given to the STW/VA Archive at Dorset County Museum.

Read the full article about STW's biography of T.H. White.

A LETTER BY SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNER - THE MATCHBOX

In 1946 Sylvia received an unusual present - an empty matchbox. Read Sylvia's wonderful thank-letter: http://www.lettersofnote.com/2013/11/the-matchbox.html

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