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 https://www.monroevilleliteraryfestival.com/post/dr-alan-gribben-selected-as-eugene-current-garcia-recipient
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)
Free registration: https://www.monroevilleliteraryfestival.com/registration
After you register they will send you the Zoom information the day before.