The Wilfred Owen Association Journal


The Wilfred Owen Journal - Issue 1


The Wilfred Owen Association Journal (formerly the Newsletter) seeks to publish work about Wilfred Owen or on themes relating to the history and literature of the Great War that are ‘in the spirit’ of Wilfred Owen.  Academic articles, journalistic or life-history pieces, poetry, book and event reviews, letters to the Editor, and other commentary are welcome for consideration from members and non-members.

Previous content has included:

•    ‘Dylan Thomas and Wilfred Owen’ by Andrew Lycett
•    ‘Don’t Delay’ by Alan Judd
•    ‘Who Was the Schoolmistress?’  by Dominic Hibberd
•    ‘A Conversation about Wilfred’ by Peter Owen
•    ‘Why Do They Do it? Battlefield Tourism’ by Helen McPhail
•    ‘The WOA:  How it All Started’ by Robert Hutchison
•    ‘Three Friends of Wilfred Owen’ by Philip Guest
•    ‘Wilfred Owen’s Edinburgh’ by Meg Crane
•    ‘Wilfred Owen and the University of London’ by Yvonne Morris
•    ‘Owen versus Civilians’ by Chris Yates

Sample article - ‘Three Friends of Wilfred Owen’ by Philip Guest

Literary-critical articles or journalistic pieces should be c. 1,000-1,500 words and book or performance reviews 500-800 words.  Submission by email attachment is preferred (to:, although typescripts/manuscripts may also be sent by post to:

Meg Crane
21 Culverden Avenue
Tunbridge Wells

If there is a book you would like to review, please get in touch with the Editor, who should be able to obtain a copy for you.

The Journal is published twice a year, and sent to all Wilfred Owen Association members.  If you or your organisation would like to join the Association, please click here for more information.