Edward Heron-Allen 1886
Edward Heron-Allen 1886

News and Events 2021


The Annual Heron-Allen Lecture which is usually held in March at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, was cancelled due to the pandemic. It is hoped that next year's lecture will take place in March 2022.


Following their publication of the Complete Short Stories of Edward Heron-Allen, Snuggly Press have this spring published Three Ghost written Novels by Edward Heron-Allen, with an introduction by Daniel Corrick. The volume contains The Princess Daphne, Bella-Demonia and The Vengeance of Maurice Denalquez. The book will be published on 4 May and will be available from Snuggly Books.


The Society's 20th Annual Symposium was to have been held on zoom on Saturday 3rd July. Talks would have included 'Edward Heron-Allen and Bram Stoker' by Joan Navarre and 'Edward Heron-Allen and the Loch Ness Monster' by Timothy J. McCann. It has now been postponed until later in the year.

The Society's Newsletter No.38 was published. Articles include: 'Edward Heron-Allen War Propagandist' by Brian Hulan; 'Oscar Wilde's Letters to Edward Heron-Allen' by Timothy J. McCann and 'Memorable Meals' by Ted Collins. Also included are notices of new books and Valete on recently deceased members.


The Society's Newsletter No. 39 was published. Articles include 'Edward Heron-Allen's Journal of a Visit to the Front, October 1918' by Timothy J. McCann and Jennifer Mason; 'Off the Shelf: The Great War 1914-1918 Letters from German Prisoners of War' by Brian Hulan; 'Edward Heron-Allen and the Quilter Rubaiyat' by Bob Forrest; 'Marianna Heron-Allen and Alessandro Altamura' by Timothy J. McCann; and 'Edward Heron-Allen and Parodies of Fitzgerald's Rubaiyat' by Bob Forrest.