Monthly Archives: August 2010

Conference to feature a one-day seminar for high school teachers

Based on the success of such programs at other single-author conferences, The John Updike Society has decided to offer a parallel one-day seminar for local high school teachers to coincide with the First Biennial John Updike Conference at Alvernia University, … Continue reading

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The final program for our first conference; registration ends September 12

Here’s the┬áConference program and registration materials for the upcoming First Biennial John Updike Society Conference at Alvernia University, October 1-3. It promises to be a memorable event, though registration closes on September 12 and to get the conference rate at … Continue reading

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Member recalls her classmate days with JU

Society member Joan Youngerman recently contributed a remembrance to the Reading Eagle in which she explains that Updike “promised not to use our names while alive, but we pretty much knew who was who in his stories.” Here’s the full … Continue reading

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A reader-writer remembers

This poem, “Another Dan,” comes from Daniel Hunter of Medina, Ohio: Another Dan I go to the library again and check out my old friend, the late John Updike. I actually own most of his books, but seeing him here … Continue reading

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