The Upper Wimpole Street Literary Salon provides a forum for women writers to meet and exchange ideas about ongoing work. We are a diverse group of over 200 writers from the fields of biography, journalism, fiction, poetry and scriptwriting. We meet about 5 times a year in central London. Each salon features members presenting a recently published book or a work-in-progress. Our informal setting allows for frank discussion of our craft and of the particular challenges women writers face in promoting and publishing their work.
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  • A new incarnation After eight years of hosting the Salon, Sarah Glazer has returned to New York, passing the care of one of London's long running women's literary salons onto a ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2018, 2:32 AM by Catherine Davidson
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  • Linda Grant at Lucasta Miller's Upper Wimpole Street moved north on November 28th, at Lucasta Miller's beautiful home near Gospel Oak. Sitting in a room that seemed designed for literary salons, a very full crowd including novelists, historians, journalists and publishers listened to a conversation between Linda and Salon committee member Catherine Davidson that touched on the "imposter syndrome", writing as an outsider, the importance of not knowing, and humour in fiction. For more, please see our blog.
    Posted Jan 6, 2019, 5:41 AM by Catherine Davidson
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