In celebration of what would have been Norman Mailer’s 90th birthday, this post officially kicks off the 2013 Norman Mailer Society Membership Drive. Membership in the Society runs from January 1 to December 31.
Membership dues are as follows:
Student ($10), Individual ($30), Couple ($35), Individual LIFE ($300)
Download the 2013 Membership Dues Form and follow the payment and mailing instructions. Current Individual LIFE members need not complete a Membership Dues Form. You can also make payment through PAYPAL at mailersociety [at] snet [dot] net. A copy of the Seventh Issue of The Mailer Review comes with your membership.
Please let me know if you wish to have your name removed from the NMS Mailing List.
We are pleased to announce that the 2013 Norman Mailer Society Conference will be held in Sarasota, FL on October 23 – 27 at the Sarasota Holiday Inn Lido Beach. The theme for this year’s conference is Norman Mailer at 90: Novelist, Journalist, Essayist, Filmmaker, and Much More. Presentations are encouraged on any topic related to Norman Mailer’s life and work. Please send inquiries and / or abstracts by May 1, 2013. The conference will include individual presentations as well as roundtable discussion panels. Conference organizers especially encourage panel submissions.
As in past conferences, Travel Stipends will be available to Student Presenters.
A new conference registration fee structure is being created to make attending the conference financially accessible to more people. More to come on registration fees.
Room reservations can be made directly through the hotel. There are two choices of rooms: Ocean View ($169) and Interior View ($139). All reservations must be made by September 16, 2013. In order to receive the preferred rates, for which you are contracted, individuals with telephone requests must identify themselves with the Norman Mailer Society 2013 Conference. Individuals need to call the hotel at (800) 892-9174 for reservations.
Please feel free to contact me or Phillip Sipiora with any questions.