Membership—The Angela Thirkell Society

Welcome to the world of Angela Thirkell!  The Angela Thirkell Society of North America was established to further educational and literary interests in Angela Thirkell.  If you are a reader of Angela Thirkell who found the Society through the Internet, you are invited to join the many other readers who share a love of Angela Thirkell.  The Society’s goals are to increase awareness of the works of Angela Thirkell and the Angela Thirkell Society.  The Society uses your contributions and fees to further knowledge of Angela Thirkell through its book donation programs, to print its regular publications, and to provide reprints of Angela Thirkell work and related work which is considered too special interest for commercial publications.

How to Join

The annual subscription for US members is $15.00 for all membership categories (renewal, new, and gifts). Membership can be paid through our PayPal links at the bottom of this page.  Or you may join by check made out to the Angela Thirkell Society using the printable form liked here, sending both form and check made out to the Angela Thirkell Society to Susan Scanlon, Angela Thirkell Society Treasurer, PO Box 1376, Southeastern, PA 19399-9002. Of course, additional donations are welcome and used to provide additional material related to the life and works of Angela Thirkell. 

  • Divagations and Other Publications

The Society in North America publishes three times a year with two issues of Divagations, and a third book or booklet on a special topic concerning Angela Thirkell and her works.

  • Journal of the Angela Thirkell Society

The Angela Thirkell Society was founded in the UK, and publishes an annual Journal, provided to US members.  The Society in the UK has its own website, with information about its history, current activities, and a special section on “Relusions.”

  • National Meetings 
National meetings are ordinarily held every other year, and all members are invited to attend.  The next meeting will be held in San Antonio, Texas, on April 22-24, 2022, assuming travel will be permissible on that date. Watch the Events page for updates! Members will be notified as we get closer to the date. Members also often receive notice of membership events in the UK.
Purpose
Some additional goals for the Society are:
  • To encourage the continued publication of Angela Thirkell works and of critical works about her writings.
  • To encourage people to have fun in relation to Thirkell’s world and works
  • To encourage the readers of Thirkell to communicate with other readers with similar interests.

If you are not a part of the Angela Thirkell Society now, we hope you will join us.