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  • 2018-11-16: Society member and newly-elected Board member Matt Hinton is profiled in the Times Leader by Mary Therese Biebel.
  • 2018-09-28: Michael Mailer has written an obituary of his late mother Beverly Bentley on Current Obituary.
  • 2018-09-18: The Cape Cod Times reports that “Actress Beverly Bentley dies in Provincetown” on September 13, 2019. Beverly Bentley was the fourth wife of Norman Mailer and a well-known actress and theater director. Bentley was the mother of actor Stephen Mailer and film producer Michael Mailer.
  • 2018-09-08: Special offer for Mailer Society members on the newly-published Norman Mailer: Works and Days. Revised, enlarged edition of the 2000 edition by Donna P. and J. Michael Lennon, edited by Gerald R. Lucas. Published by the Norman Mailer Society. Purchase the limited, signed (by Mailer) edition for the special price of $150 (plus $10 for shipping). If you would prefer the unsigned edition (available in the fall), the price for Society members is $75 (plus $10 for shipping).
  • 2018-08-27: Mike Lennon and Maureen Corrigan will discuss Mailer and his work at the American Writers Museum in Chicago in “Norman Mailer and the Siege of Chicago.”
  • 2018-08-20: MGA 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.
  • 2018-05-23: Mailer Society sponsors plaque commemorating Mailer in Long Branch, NJ.
  • 2018-05-07: Norman Mailer Plaque Dedication and Family Reception: On Tuesday, May 22nd, the Long Branch Historical Association will be dedicating a plaque at the Boardwalk in memory of Long Branch native son Norman Kingsley Mailer. Please join them at 7:00pm, at the corner of South Bath Avenue and the Boardwalk for a brief ceremony, followed by a reception at the Library. Mailer, a Pulitzer Prize winning author, journalist and political activist, was born in the city in 1923 and the plaque will commemorate the site of the former Scarboro Hotel, owned by his aunt and uncle, where he wrote his first published stories. His biographer J. Michael Lennon will speak and there will be a presentation by Norman’s sister Barbara; other family members will be in attendance. Light refreshments will be served.