The Angela Carter Society, which was established in 2017, seeks to celebrate and promote the study and appreciation of the life and work of Angela Carter, one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. This society aims to create an international community of Angela Carter scholars and passionate readers to share and discuss historic and contemporary developments in the field of Angela Carter studies.

Members will have exclusive access to a contact list with information about members’ interests, the annual newsletter and our annual Angela Carter Society Conference for members to meet and share the latest Angela Carter scholarship.

Membership to this scholarly society is by an annual subscription.


Angela Carter: A Radical Prescience? Symposium

Angela Carter: A Radical Prescience? Symposium Venue: Cloisters, Bishop Otter Campus, University of Chichester Date: Saturday 5 March 2022, 9am-6pm   Registration now open! Tickets: £40 on campus / £30 online from https://store.chi.ac.uk/product-catalogue/sussex-centre-for-folklore/events A conference to mark the thirtieth anniversary of the death of Angela Carter, whose reputation as a leading British writer of fantastical literature remains …

Truly It Felt Like Year One: A Tour of Angela Carter’s 1960s Bristol

We’re excited to announce that Professor Marie Mulvey-Roberts and Dr Charlotte Crofts are collaborating with Dr Stephen Hunt on a tour of Angela Carter’s 1960s Bristol as part of Being Human Festival 2020, the UK’s only festival of the humanities. Angela Carter, one of the twentieth-century’s most acclaimed novelists, came of age as a writer in …


The Angela Carter Society was set up to celebrate and promote the study and appreciation of the life and work of Angela Carter

Executive Committee

Dr Charlotte Crofts, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Professor Marie Mulvey-Roberts, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Dr Caleb Ferrari, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Stephen E. Hunt, University of the West of England, Bristol UK

International Advisory Board

Dr Scott Dimovitz, Regis University, Denver, USA

Professor Sir Christopher Frayling, Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge, UK

Dr Sarah Gamble, Swansea University, UK

Professor Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Professor Natsumi Ikoma, International Christian University, Tokyo, Japan

Dr Rebecca Munford, Cardiff University, UK

Dr Maria Peres, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Ali Smith, CBE & Royal Society of Literature

Dr Maggie Tonkin, University of Adelaide, Australia

Dame Marina Warner, President of the Royal Society of Literature and Professor of English and Creative Writing at Birkbeck, University of London, UK

Dr Anna Watz, Linköping University, Sweden

Professor Gina Wisker, University of Brighton, UK

Jack Zipes, Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota

Images on this website are from the Strange Worlds: The Vision of Angela Carter exhibition, copyright of RWA Bristol.


The Angela Carter Society Newsletter comes out once a year, usually in July and is exclusively for members of the Angela Carter Society. You can read our archive of back issues below, back issues are uploaded after six months. To receive this year’s newsletter, please join before July.

If you would like to contribute to the newsletter, you also need to be a member. Please email us if you have anything you would us to review or if you would like to write a review of any Angela Carter-related activities.

2023 Newsletter

2022 Newsletter

2021 Newsletter

2020 Newsletter

2019 Newsletter


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Image: Angela Carter, 1976; photograph by Fay Godwin
Estate of Fay Godwin/British Library/National Portrait Gallery, London