Gribben, Mark Twain Scholar, To Receive Literary Scholarship Award and Give Virtual Talk

Alan Gribben will be awarded the Eugene Current-Garcia Award for Alabama’s Distinguished Literary Scholar, which is the highest
honor 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 Journal (2009-2020), and many other scholarly contributions to Mark Twain Studies, some of which are listed in
the award announcement at

The general public is invited to the virtual award ceremony where Dr. Gribben will have the opportunity to discuss how his half-century quest to research Mark Twain’s literary resources has influenced his life:

Talk Title: “Living in Mark Twain’s Mind: A Fifty-Year Puzzle” by Dr. Alan Gribben
Date: March 4, 2021
Time: 6:30-7:30 PM Central Standard Time (7:30pm EST / 4:30 PST)
Location: Zoom
Free registration:

After you register they will send you the Zoom information the day before.