Monthly Archives: May 2011

Conference dates, call for papers announced

It’s official: the dates for the Second Biennial John Updike Society Conference at Suffolk University in Boston are June 13-16, 2012. Plan on getting to Boston the night of the 12th if you don’t want to miss anything. As with … Continue reading

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First issue of JUR arrives in September; Emerging Writers Prize announced

The first issue of The John Updike Review will arrive in September, with a hard copy mailed to all paid-in-full members (dues statements are on their way). In addition, editor James Schiff announced the sponsorship of The John Updike Review Emerging … Continue reading

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Amazon is now taking preorders for Higher Gossip has begun accepting preorders for Higher Gossip: Essays and Criticism, edited by Christopher Carduff. Here’s the link. As we reported earlier, Higher Gossip is divided into five sections: “Real Conversation” consists of two previously published personal essays, one previously … Continue reading

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Mathé conference presentation now online

Sylvie Mathé, Professor of American Literature at the Université de Provence, writes that the paper she presented on “Updike’s Lifetime Homage to Pennsylvania” at the Alvernia conference was reformatted as “In Memoriam,” an homage that was recently published in the … Continue reading

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