NM Center Countdown

Just a reminder that May 1, 2013 is the deadline to apply for our summer fellowship and workshop program in Brooklyn Heights. As we put the final touches on the summer program schedule, I hope all you writers are polishing your final submissions and preparing to spend your summer writing in New York! Be sure…

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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 We are calling for submissions of published and unpublished work completed in the twelve months from May 1 2009.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…


Writers Colony and NCTE Announce Winners

The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the Norman Mailer Writers Colony have awarded the first annual Norman Mailer High School Nonfiction Writing Award to EMILY SWANAGIN of Alabama School of Fine Arts, Birmingham, Alabama, and the first annual Norman Mailer College Nonfiction Writing Award to JOHN GILMORE of Utah State University, Logan,…


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.


2009 Norman Mailer Fellows

The Norman Mailer Writers Colony at Provincetown, Massachusetts, is proud to announce the Norman Mailer Fellows for its 2009 inaugural year. The seven Fellows chosen from 436 applications (from throughout the English speaking world) are writers that have displayed in their work the passion, skill and commitment that Mailer exhibited during his 60 year writing career.  The…

Heritage In the Blogosphere

Mailer’s Final Gift

In The Daily Beast, Lawrence Schiller writes about Norman Mailer’s literacy legacy and the founding of the Norman Mailer Writers Colony at his home in Provincetown, MA. The article is as much about Mailer’s relationship with his friends and family and the house in Provincetown where they met in Mailer’s waning days as it is…

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Writers Colony Mentioned

Wicked Local Provincetown has an article today about the spring opening of the Norman Mailer Writers Colony. The article offers background information and details about upcoming workshops, including one led by Society president J. Michael Lennon: The next workshop is led by J. Michael Lennon May 31 through June 6; he will teach the writing…