J. Michael Lennon

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Mike with Colum McCann and Mark Olshaker

At the latest conference of the Norman Mailer Society, Sarasoata, FL. Photo by Jerry Lucas.

Norman Mailer Society to Hold Annual Conference at Monmouth University, Sept. 29-Oct. 1

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. – (Sept. 16, 2016) –  The Norman Mailer Society, in partnership with Monmouth University’s Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences, will hold its 14th annual conference on campus from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1.  Barbara Mailer Wasserman, Long Branch native and sister of the late Norman Mailer, will provide the keynote address, “Mailer Roots in Long Branch.” Also included in the conference will be a reading by Monmouth Assistant Professor of English and Creative Writing Alex Gilvarry from his upcoming novel, Eastman Was Here and a performance of the one-woman play, A Ticket to the Circus, by Bonnie Culver, based on the memoir of Mailer’s wife, Norris Church Mailer, performed by K.C. Leiber.

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Photo by Gerald Lucas. See more images from this year’s Norman Mailer Society Conference.

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