Colony News

Pamuk Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Orhan Pamuk, Turkey’s first Nobel laureate in literature, was honored on Tuesday by the Norman Mailer Center in Massachusetts with its Lifetime Achievement Award. The Norman Mailer Center and The Norman Mailer Writers Colony presented Pamuk with the 2010 Norman Mailer Lifetime Achievement Prize during the center’s annual benefit gala in New York, news agencies…


Writers Colony Gala

This year at our Annual Benefit Gala, on October 19, 2010, the Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony will honor the great Turkish writer and 2006 Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk by presenting him with the most distinguished Mailer Prize for Lifetime Achievement. The Gala will again be held at Cipriani 42nd Street, New York City.…

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Fiction Contest

British GQ magazine and the Norman Mailer Writers Colony announce a new annual competition for non-fiction writing. We are calling for submissions of published and unpublished work completed in the twelve months from May 1 2009. Entries can be on any topic but must be no less than 2,000 and no more than 4,000 words…


Colony Gala a Success

Don DeLillo, Joan Didion, Salman Rushdie, Toni Morrison, and many more honored Norman Mailer’s memory Tuesday night with the first annual gala and benefit celebrating his writers’ colony. Read more on The Daily Beast and The New York Times.