Marina Warner

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26 June 2024 – Keynote @ Women and the Arts Forum Conference, National Gallery

23/05/24

Booking is now available to attend the Women and the Arts Forum Conference 2024, where Marina will be giving the Keynote speech on Paula Rego. Attendance is online and in-person, here. More details to follow soon.

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LRB Screen X MUBI: Arabian Nights, Monday 20 May, 8pm

14/05/24

At The Garden Cinema (London WC2B 5PQ), Marina will be introducing the film Arabian Nights: Volume 1, The Restless One (2015), the first in a trilogy of films by the Portuguese auteur Miguel Gomes. The screening is organised by the London Review Booksh …

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In Conversation: Cultures of Enchantment

23/04/24

On Thursday May 9th, Marina is taking part in an event and discussion at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, to mark the exhibitions The Goddess, the Deity and the Cyborg (Women’s Art Collection at Murray Edwards) and William Blake’s Universe (Fitzwilli …

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Forms of Enchantment due in paperback in March 2024!

23/01/24

Marina’s anthology of essays on artists, Forms of Enchantment is due in paperback from 7 March. Here is a sneak peek of the paperback cover, adorned with a piece (Moth, 1996) by Kiki Smith:

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Fairy Tales for the Penguin podcast

09/01/24

‘Fairy Tales with the historian and mythographer Marina Warner: Charles Perrault and Angela Carter’ On the Road with Penguin Classics, Penguin podcast hosted by writer Henry Eliot The podcast is now available for free on all platforms, including Apple …

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2024 Robert B. Silvers Prize for Literary Criticism

05/01/24

Marina has been awarded the Robert B. Silvers Prize for Literary Criticism, alongside Jennifer Wilson, a contributing writer at The New Yorker. The Robert B. Silvers Prize for Literary Criticism, recognizes achievement in long-form literary criticism a …

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“Viral Spiral: Multiple Shape-shifting from Ovid to Covid”, Thursday 12 October 2023, 6.00pm GMT

19/09/23

Marina is giving the inaugural lecture for the Centre for Comparative Literature at Goldsmiths, University of London. In her lecture, “Viral Spiral: Multiple Shape-shifting from Ovid to Covid”, Marina will explore stories of multiple transformations in …

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Public discussion: “How does self-censorship work for a writer?”, European Alliance of Academies Conference, 26 August

03/08/23

Marina is taking part in a conference on Freedom of Artistic Expression in Literature in the 21st Century, organised by the European Alliance of Academies, which is taking place 26-27th August, at Homerton College, Cambridge. The public discussion Mari …

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‘Inventory of a Life Mislaid’ included in LRB’s One Hundred Books for the Next Twenty Years

28/07/23

Inventory of a Life Mislaid was selected by Ali Smith as one of the LRB’s One Hundred Books for the Next Twenty Years One Hundred Books for the Next Twenty Years marks London Review Bookshop’s twentieth anniversary. The LRB invited twenty writers to ch …

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