Monthly Archives: May 2009

Members asked to pay tribute

Donald J. Greiner writes that he was asked to contribute an elegy on Updike for a special issue of Critique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, which will include tributes to great American fiction writers who have died the past 15 years … Continue reading

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Panelists sought for ALA Symposium

  Society member Rob Luscher is working on putting together a panel on Updike for the ALA Symposium on American Fiction 1890 to the Present, which will be held October 8-10, in Savannah, Georgia. The location is the DeSoto Hilton … Continue reading

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Donors needed for book drive

Member Ann Cassar, who was a classmate of John Updike’s, informs us that she’s wanting to honor him by acquiring copies of his books for the local library—the Rachel Kohl Community Library, 687 Smithbridge Rd., Glenn Mills, PA 19342. To … Continue reading

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“A Tribute to John Updike” at the JFK Library

On June 7, 2009, “A Tribute to John Updike” will celebrate the author’s life and works. The event will be held at the John F. Kennedy Library, Columbia Point, Boston. The program is scheduled from 3-4 p.m., and advance registration … Continue reading

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