The Gaskell Society

The Gaskell Society

Celebrating the life and work of Elizabeth Gaskell

If you’re a member of the Gaskell Society, you’re affiliated to the Alliance of Literary Societies. Here’s their 2023 Autumn Newsletter, which we hope you’ll enjoy reading. 


  • The 2023 ALS AGM at Winchester, hosted by the Charlotte M Yonge Fellowship
  • Now we are 50: Best-selling/most popular books in the year that the ALS was formed
  • The 2024 AGM in the Lake District
  • Q & A with Jim Naughtie, the new ALS President
  • New memorial to Lewis Carroll in Oxford
  • New committee members and member societies
  • Copyright/copywrong session
  • Society of the Month opportunity
  • The ALS Twitter account
  • Mailing EU countries

Read the newsletter