2022 Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize Results

Each year, the IVWS runs the annual Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize contest. The winner traditionally wins a cash prize and publication in a future issue of Virginia Woolf Miscellany. This year, the field was incredibly competitive. The judges recommended a winner, but the second and third place essays were so excellent that they alsoContinue reading “2022 Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize Results”

Gwen Rose: Thoughts on the Woolf Salon Project

On September 30th, a number of Woolfians assembled online for a meeting of the Woolf Salon Project, a semi-formal, regular gathering , to discuss Woolf’s work. The Woolf Salon Project is amazing, though I’ve only been a part of it for a short time—and this session, in particular, transcended literary discussion in a way thatContinue reading “Gwen Rose: Thoughts on the Woolf Salon Project”

Marlene Dirschauer: “If a book has a base that is stands upon…”

If a book has a base that it stands upon, if it is a bowl that one fills and fills and fills, then my book without a doubt stands upon this memory. It is of lying on my balcony on a lovely spring afternoon, reading To the Lighthouse (1927) for the first time and beingContinue reading “Marlene Dirschauer: “If a book has a base that is stands upon…””

IVWS Members Event feat. Beth Rigel Daugherty (10 Oct 2022)

IVWS 2022 Fall Lecture: Learning and Essaying: From Adeline Virginia Stephen to Virginia Woolf Date: 10 October 2022Time: 1:00–2:30pm ET (New York)(The event will take place over Zoom. Members will be sent a Zoom link via email ahead of the event. The event will be recorded and made available to IVWS members.) The IVWS isContinue reading “IVWS Members Event feat. Beth Rigel Daugherty (10 Oct 2022)”

James Kearns: Woolf Walks

“I don’t think I could ever grow tired of this country.” [1] Whenever we are there, we walk the circumference of these standing stones: The Merry Maidens. We do this each time because we know that Virginia Woolf would have done the same; we touch the top of each of them in turn before walkingContinue reading “James Kearns: Woolf Walks”

Call for IVWS Blog Posts

Have you recently published an essay, an article, or a book that addresses Virginia Woolf and/or her circle? Are you an artist whose work is inspired by or a response to Woolf? Would you like a way to promote your research and/or art to a wide, Woolf-interested audience? We have more questions! Do you connectContinue reading “Call for IVWS Blog Posts”

Call: IVWS Membership Coordinator(s)

Please see the call below (written up by Erin Kingsley!) for an IVWS Membership Coordinator. Erin’s term is coming to an end this June 2022, and we’re all so grateful for the time and attention she’s given to our members over the past few years. We need someone new—maybe two someones—to serve in this role. Please read throughContinue reading “Call: IVWS Membership Coordinator(s)”

IVWS Members Event celebrating The Oxford Handbook of Virginia Woolf (2021)

Date: 8 April 2022Time: 3:00pm EDT (New York) / 12:00pm PDT (Los Angeles) / 4:00pm Brasilia / 8:00pm BST (London)(The event will take place over Zoom. Members will be sent a Zoom link via email ahead of the event. The event will be recorded and made available to IVWS members.) The IVWS is thrilled toContinue reading “IVWS Members Event celebrating The Oxford Handbook of Virginia Woolf (2021)”

Call for Submissions: 2022 Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize

The International Virginia Woolf Society is pleased to host the Annual Undergraduate Essay Competition in honor of Virginia Woolf and in memory of Angelica Garnett, writer, artist, and daughter of Woolf’s sister, Vanessa Bell. For this competition, undergraduate essays can be on any topic pertaining to the writings of Virginia Woolf. Essays should be betweenContinue reading “Call for Submissions: 2022 Angelica Garnett Undergraduate Essay Prize”

IVWS Members Event feat. Mark Hussey (6 December 2021)

Clive Bell and Virginia Woolf: A Presentation and Discussion Date: 6 December 2021Time: 1:00pm ET (New York)(The event will take place over Zoom. Members will be sent a Zoom link via email ahead of the event. The event will be recorded and made available to IVWS members.) Mark Hussey will open this event with aContinue reading “IVWS Members Event feat. Mark Hussey (6 December 2021)”