Here is a little glimpse of our schedule so far! Feel free to drop us a line at or @atlantlitwomen if you have any question about these events. Don’t forget that they are all free and open to the public.


Upcoming events

2nd Book club session: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah

In collaboration with the Scottish Writers’ Centre and hosted by author and poet Carolyn Jess-Cooke. You will have an opportunity to perform your submissions on the theme ‘Transatlantic Literary Women’. You can find our call for submissions on our Creative Writing page.

  • Tuesday 14 March, ‘Angela Carter and the Americas’, 5.15 – 7: rooms 202 and 203, 4 University Gardens

A talk by Dr. Heidi Yeandle (Swansea University)

  • Saturday 22nd April: Transatlantic Women in the Trenches

A walk through the Digging In trenches in Pollock Park, and a talk on women and war by Dr. Alice Kelly (University of Oxford)

Keynote speakers: Professor Melanie Dawson (William and Mary College, USA) and Professor Gary Totten (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)

And more coming soon…

Visit this page regularly for updates!

Our past events

  • Monday 16 January Launch Night – 5.15-7: Room 203, 10 University Gardens

The launch will include a talk, wine reception and free copies of the first book club choice, Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country. All events are free and everyone is welcome.

1st Book club session: Edith Wharton’s The Custom of the Country

Edith Wharton Writing competition deadline

Talks on H.D., Gertrude Stein, Edith Wharton, Djuna Barnes

Elizabeth Anderson (University of Stirling)
Alex Goody (Oxford Brookes University)
Bryony Randall (University of Glasgow)
Virginia Ricard (University of Bordeaux-Montaigne)