Joining the Ted Hughes Society

Becoming a member of the Ted Hughes Society helps support our work promoting the scholarly reading and discussion of Hughes's work and entitles you to:

  • Full access to the Ted Hughes Society Journal (comprising two new issues a year, and all back issues)This is not an open access journal.
  • International Ted Hughes Conference notifications every three years (including the conference to be held at University of Cardiff, 2018).
  • Access to resources such as Post-graduate Liaison Officer's information and updated bibliography.
  • Ted Hughes Society Website news and links
  • Contact with Hughes Scholars worldwide
  • Ability to purchase rare and difficult to source books on Hughes from other Society members

Subscriptions run annually from January/February and cost just £10 per annum.

(Please note that those subscribers who joined between September 2015 and January 2016 are entitled to a full membership throughout 2016, please contact for details)

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