Heritage Information

Writers Colony Mentioned

The Mailer house on Commercial Street in Provincetown, MA.

Wicked Local Provincetown has an article today about the spring opening of the Norman Mailer Writers Colony. The article offers background information and details about upcoming workshops, including one led by Society president J. Michael Lennon:

The next workshop is led by J. Michael Lennon May 31 through June 6; he will teach the writing techniques of the new journalism. Through structured exercises and discussion, the class will explore character depiction, the first-person voice and social realities. Lennon has edited several books, one of which was “Norman Mailer’s The Spooky Art: Thoughts on Writing.” He is the current president of The Norman Mailer Society and is writing the authorized biography of Mailer.

Applications are now being accepted to the fellowship program and the summer workshops. For details call (800) 835-7853 or visit their web site.