Conference 2016

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The 2016 Norman Mailer Society Conference is scheduled for September 28, 29, 30, and October 1 on the campus of Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey.

The Society has arranged for 40 rooms to be blocked for conference attendees. The conference hotel (the closet to the university) is the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 294 Highway 36 East, West Long Branch, NJ 07764. Be Sure to Book Early! You may reserve a Standard Room by calling (732) 542-1234. Use the group booking code NMS when you reserve your room. The cost per night is $79 plus applicable taxes. A free Express Start Breakfast Bar is included. Reservation Cut-Off date is August 28, 2016. NMS Block Rooms remaining after this date will be released for general use.

2016 NMS Conference Registration Fee Information Sheet

  • 2016 Individual Registration Fee: $125
  • 2016 Student Registration Fee: $ 50
  • 2016 Guest Fee $ 30

Use the following convenient form to pay one of the amounts above, or go to our PayPal page to pay another amount. Specify what you’re paying for in the “Special Instructions” box.



All Panel and Roundtable Presenters and Moderators must be members of the Norman Mailer Society. Each Presenter and Moderator must pay the respective registration fee listed above. Each Presenter and Moderator may bring a “guest” who must pay a Guest Fee of $30. The “guest” does not have to be a member.

If someone who is not a presenter or moderator and attends the conference, that person must be a member, must pay the respective registration fee, and can have a “guest” who must pay a Guest Fee of $30. The “guest” does not have to be a member. If someone attends the conference alone and does not bring a “guest,” that person must be a member and must pay the respective conference fee. GUEST is defined as a spouse, brother/sister, mother/father, friend, companion, anyone…

NOTE: Only 2016 Norman Mailer Society Members (and LIFE members) will receive a copy of the 2016 issue of The Mailer Review (a $25 value).

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Location Information

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Room 107 and Room 108 are located in the Samuel Hays Magill Commons (# 34 on Map).

Wilson Auditorium is located in Woodrow Wilson Hall (# 17 on Map).

The Club Lounge and Club Dining Room are located in Samuel Hays Magill Commons (# 34 on Map).

Room Anacon B is located in the Rebecca Stafford Student Center (# 42 on Map).

The Friday Evening Dinner will be held in Anacon B in the Rebecca Stafford Student Center (Second Floor). This dinner is for those people who have pre-paid.

Following the Friday Dinner at 8:00 PM will be Alex Gilvarry reading from his forthcoming novel, Eastman Was Here, in
Wilson Auditorium.

The Saturday Luncheon will be held in Anacon B in the Rebecca Stafford Student Center (Second Floor).