Middle Georgia State University Professor Promotes Norman Mailer Society Conference Scheduled for Macon

Macon, Ga., is hosting the 2018 conference of the Norman Mailer Society from Thursday, Oct. 25, through Saturday, Oct. 27. Dr. Gerald Lucas, English professor at Middle Georgia State University, is vice president of the Norman Mailer Society and the conference co-organizer.

The conference will be held at the Macon City Center Marriott and is open to anyone interested in the work of Mailer, one of the most important American writers of the post-World War II era. Regular registration is $150; student registration is $75. Each presenter, moderator, or individual attendee may bring one guest. The guest registration fee is $50. The conference consists of a luncheon, panels, discussions, roundtables, presentations, and viewings about the work of Norman Mailer and his continued influence. This year’s keynote speaker for the Saturday luncheon is novelist Janis Owens, author of “American Ghost.”

Learn more about this conference and how you can register.