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Review of Bruce Michelson’s New One-Act Play, “Waiting for Susy”

Matt Seybold reviews Bruce Michelson’s new one-act play, “Waiting for Susy,” which had its world premiere at the recent Humor in American conference in Chicago.

http://marktwainstudies.com/world-premiere-of-one-act-play-about-mark-twain-claude-monet/

Special Issue of The Mark Twain Annual

See the call for contributions to a special issue of The Mark Twain Annual on Twain and the natural world, just posted in “Events and Calls for Papers.” The deadline for proposals is August 31, 2018.

Building a Model of Huck and Jim’s Raft

Peter G. Beidler’s recent book, Rafts and Rivercraft in Huckleberry Finn (University of Missouri Press, 2018), will change the way you read the novel. Here is an article about some of his research.

http://marktwainstudies.com/building-a-model-of-huck-jims-raft/

Mark Your Calendars for the Third Clemens Conference

Mark Your Calendars

The Clemens Conference 2019 Hannibal, Missouri

The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum will host The Clemens Conference July 25-27, 2019 in Hannibal, Missouri. This is the third Clemens Conference and will be held on the campus of Hannibal-LaGrange University. A call for papers will be posted later. Preference will be given for papers focusing on Hannibal, Missouri or the Mississippi River, although any Mark Twain topic will be considered. Further details will be shared as they are finalized. Contact Henry Sweets with any questions.

Henry Sweets, Executive Director Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum
120 North Main Street Hannibal MO 63401
573-221-9010 extension 405