Conference 2024

21st Annual Conference

of the Norman Mailer Society

November 14–16, 2024

Sirata Beach Resort, St. Petersburg, FL


Please book your accommodations early, as our reserved rooms are limited.

Conference 2024: Resort Information
The 21st annual conference of the Norman Mailer Society will be held on St. Pete Beach, Florida, November 14–16, 2024. Conference panels and events will be held at the Sirata Beach Resort, and we have also secured a room block there, with reduced rates of $229/night. Reserve your


Tampa International (TPA) is 27 miles from the resort, and St Pete – Clearwater International Airport (PIE) is 20 miles away.

Resort Transportation Services can assist with transfers and other needs, please contact them at 727-343-3303.

Uber/Lyft ranges from $36 to $80 depending on selected service.

Conference 2024 Announcement
Greetings, members of the Norman Mailer Society! I hope you are all well. This year’s conference will be held at the Sirata Beach Resort in St. Petersburg, FL, on November 14–16, 2024. The conference information page contains all the up-to-date information, including registration fees, hotel detail…
Conference 2024: Call for Papers
The Norman Mailer Society invites paper proposals for its 21st annual conference to be held at the Sirata Resort on St. Petersburg Beach, FL, November 14–16, 2024. Paper proposals on any aspect of Mailer’s life, work, and legacy are welcome. Topics might include (but are not limited to)

Keynote Speaker

David Margolick is an esteemed American journalist, author, and legal affairs correspondent, renowned for his coverage of significant historical and legal events. With a career spanning several decades, Margolick has garnered acclaim for his meticulous investigative reporting and compelling storytelling.

Margolick's career includes prominent positions at publications such as Vanity Fair and The New York Times, where he served as a correspondent and editor. Throughout his tenure, he has covered a wide array of topics, including politics, culture, and, notably, landmark legal cases that have shaped American history. In addition to his contributions to journalism and literature, Margolick is a respected commentator and legal expert, frequently appearing on television and radio programs to offer insights on current events and legal developments.

David Margolick's commitment to journalistic integrity, coupled with his profound understanding of the law and history, has solidified his reputation as a distinguished figure in the field of journalism. His work continues to inform and inspire readers, offering profound insights into the human condition and the forces that shape society.

2024 Fees

We ask that all conference presenters be members of the Society. Conference fees will be as follows:

Individual Registration Fee: $150

Student Registration Fee: $75

Guest Fee: $50

Each presenter or moderator may bring one guest who must pay a Guest Registration Fee of $50. The guest does not have to be a member of the Norman Mailer Society.

If someone who is not a presenter or moderator and attends the conference, that person must be a Society member, must pay the respective registration fee, and may still one bring one guest.