Mailer Gala, 2014 News

Today, the Norman Mailer Center and Writers Colony announced that Don DeLillo, Billy Collins, and Katrina vanden Heuvel, will be the 2014 recipients of the prestigious Norman Mailer Prize. The awards will be presented at the sixth annual benefit gala on Monday, October 27, 2014, at the historical New York Public Library in New York…

In the Media

Rebels Roused

Last October, at the Norman Mailer Center Benefit Gala in New York, Alec Baldwin, master of ceremonies, addressed a congregation of literary activists (including a few notable GQ contributors) with characteristic zeal. His message appeared simple. Follow the likes of Mailer, Muhammad Ali and Oliver Stone, and let your words change the world. But what…


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.…


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.


Writers Colony Gala

The First Annual Norman Writers Colony Gala, the Prologue to the Seventh International Norman Mailer Society Conference (Oct. 23-25 in Washington, DC at the Library of Congress), will be held in New York City on October 20, 2009 at Cipriani, 42nd Street, New York.