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Call for Submissions: The Norman Mailer Society Graduate Writing Award

The Norman Mailer Society invites submissions for its first annual Graduate Writing Award, which recognizes high-quality graduate student work about or inspired by the work of Norman Mailer.  Eligible entries include academic papers or creative pieces composed by current graduate students. Submissions should be 10-15 pages, double-spaced, in 12 point Times New Roman font, and…

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2019 Membership Drive

Dear Members of the Mailer Society, Happy New Year! With this email, we begin our annual Norman Mailer Society Membership Drive. I’d like to first thank you for your ongoing support of the NMS, which continues to thrive because of your involvement. I know many of you are anxiously awaiting Volume 11 of The Mailer Review, and I am…


Beverly Bentley Obituary

A Memory by Michael Mailer I was at the Oldenburg Film Festival in Germany, of all places, when I heard the news that my mother, Beverly Bentley, was not doing well. She had been eating her mid-day meal at Seashore Point, an excellent assisted living facility in Provincetown, Massachusetts, when she turned slightly bluish. As…