Women and writing symposium

Scope and Content

Women and Writing Symposium was held on 18 Mar 1978 at the Royal Commonwealth Society. Over 100 people attended. Pat Barr opened the symposium followed by six guest speakers (Elaine Showalter, Margaret Drabble, Eva Figes, Carmen Callil, Olwen Wymark and Lynne Reid Banks). The Symposium subsequently led some of those who attended to set up the group Women in Publishing.

Consists of:

- papers relating to the symposium eg programme, list of participants

- papers relating to the follow-up seminars

- Pat Barr correspondence