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Keeping the Mailer Spirit Alive

In today’s Publishers Weekly, Edward Nawotka discusses the legacy of Norman Mailer and Larry Schiller’s mission to keep it alive. “Keeping the Mailer Spirit Alive” looks at Schiller’s efforts in this area: launching the Norman Mailer Writing Awards, organizing the Norman Mailer Writers Colony, and enticing publishers to reissue or repackage some of Mailer’s lesser known works. One prize of $5,000 will go to a high school senior and a $10,000 award will go to a college student. Schiller hopes to expose Mailer’s name to as many young people as possible: “I want students to go out and discover who Norman Mailer was and is,” he said.
Read more at Publisher’s Weekly.