Alan Gribben will be awarded the Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Literary Scholar, which is the highesthonor for an English professor in Alabama state. The award will be given on March 4, 2021 at 6:30pm CST (7:30pm EST/4:30 PST) as part of the Monroeville Literary Festival. The academic community has long been a beneficiary of Gribben’s Mark Twain’s Library (1980 and updates in press), editorship of the Mark Twain […]
Hal Holbrook’s longtime friend and fellow Twainiac, Mark Dawidziak, offers his thoughts on the passing of a legend.
Staff gathers to discuss the past and future of Quarry Farm and CMTS.
Mark Twain’s Self-Pasting Scrap Book was favored by prominent figures in the Women’s Rights Movement like Anna Dickinson and Elizabeth Boynton Harbert.
We talked with the playwright who adapted Mark Twain’s novel for the Barter Theatre stage.
Ben Click, editor of the Mark Twain Annual, shares his introduction to the 2020 issue, which includes a survey of its contents.
In 1992, Gore Vidal used Mark Twain’s characters to allegorize what he believed might be the last U.S. presidential election.
The scrapbook of Warner T. McGuinn reveals much about his resistance to segregation and voter suppression in early 20th century Baltimore.
Event is free and open to the public! Festivities start on November 6 at 8pm.
Join the Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, CT. for a night of thoughtful hilarity with special guest John Hodgman! Hodgman is a writer, comedian, and actor best known for his time on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, This American Life, HBO’s Bored to Death, and the “Mac vs. PC” series of ads for Apple computers (he was the PC). He is the NYT-bestselling author of five books of humor, including the […]