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 2024 ALS Annual Gathering at Bowness-on-Windermere, hosted by the Arthur Ransome Society: May 2024

  • Literary Christmas Dinner Guests

  • Zoom facility available to member societies

  • Social media: pros and cons

  • Suspension of ALSo: the journal of the Alliance of Literary Societies

  • Payments from members living overseas

  • The Open University‘s Coastlines project: an invitation to participate

  • Upcoming events and news from member societies

Read the newsletter