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The Thomas Wolfe Review.

Beginning in 1977 as the Thomas Wolfe Newsletter, this journal was published semiannually for twenty-four years. It became The Thomas Wolfe Review with issue 5.1 (Spring 1981) and permanently switched to a perfect-bound format with issue 14.2 (Fall 1990). Publication of the Review as an annual double issue began with volume 25 (2001). Each issue is published in December.

The Review welcomes the submission of critical and scholarly essays related to the work of Thomas Wolfe. The Review also accepts articles on all aspects of Wolfe criticism, bibliography, and biography. All submissions should conform to MLA guidelines for documentation and presentation, and, ideally, should be less than 6,000 words.

Submissions to the Review are subject to blind peer-review; the author's name should appear only on the cover page. Send articles for consideration by e-mail attachment (MS Word) to the articles editor, Dr. Joesph Bentz at jbentz@apu.edu. Or send four hard copies of manuscripts to

Dr. Joseph Bentz

Thomas Wolfe Review Articles Editor

4778 Westside Drive

La Verne, CA 91750-1862

The Thomas Wolfe Review is indexed in Humanities International Complete and MLA International Bibliography.

Articles are available online from EBSCO, Gale/Cengage, and ProQuest. And beginning with the 2008 issue, abstracting and citation information is available on Scopus from Elsevier Bibliographic Databases. For more information, please check the websites of these organizations.

Limited quantities of back issues of the Review are priced as shown below. Send inquiries to Thomas Wolfe Society, P. O. Box 1146, Bloomington, IN 47402-1146; e-mail: twostrange2000@ yahoo.com. Also visit www.thomaswolfereview.org.
Prices        TWS Members           Nonmembers

Vols 3-24:    $5 each, postpaid     $8 each, postpaid
Vols 25-41:   $12 each, postpaid    $15 each, postpaid


The Zelda & Paul Gitlin Literary Prize

Purpose: To award an annual prize to the person judged to have written the best scholarly article on Thomas Wolfe, published during the preceding calendar year.

Rules and Procedures: The selection of the yearly prize winner is made by the Zelda & Paul Gitlin Literary Prize Committee, which consists of three members appointed for three-year terms by the president of the Thomas Wolfe Society. At the end of the calendar year, the chair requests that the other two committee members send their top three choices for the prize, ranked in order of preference. The chair adds his or her own choices to these and then reports the results to the other two committee members. Committee members are ineligible to receive the prize during their term of service. Also ineligible is any article that has received or is receiving the Society's Thomas Wolfe Student Essay Prize.

The Zelda & Paul Gitlin Literary Prize Committee encourages Wolfeans to bring to the chair's attention any article on Thomas Wolfe that is of significant scholarly interest. Meritorious articles appearing in journals that might not come to the attention of the chair are of special interest. Chair of the committee for the 2017 prize (awarded in 2018) is Michael Curtis Houck: michael.curtis.houck@gmail.com.

sponsor: Originally sponsored by the late Paul Gitlin, then Administrator of the Estate of Thomas Wolfe.

Prize: $250.

Announcement of Winner: At the awards banquet of the annual Thomas Wolfe Society meeting.

The Thomas Wolfe Student Literary Prize in Honor of Richard S. Kennedy

An annual prize open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in colleges and universities worldwide

Purpose: To foster and recognize scholarship about Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938) by undergraduate and graduate students and to encourage participation in the Thomas Wolfe Society's annual conferences.

Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled at an institution of higher learning or have graduated from the same within the past year. The conference papers and abstracts must be the original work of the students submitting.

Rules and Procedures: The student must submit an abstract of at least 300 words, along with a brief biographical statement, CV, or list of relevant academic awards or coursework. The student is also encouraged to have a faculty member submit a letter of support, addressing the student's academic promise and engagement with Wolfe. The abstract is submitted in anticipation of an original paper presentation at the Thomas Wolfe Society's annual conference. This pre senta tion will be 15 to 20 minutes long, focusing on Wolfe's writing, life, literary influence, legacy, and/or concern for issues of his time. To qualify for the prize, the student must deliver the presentation at the Thomas Wolfe Society's annual conference. The student is expected to attend the entire conference.

Judges are members of the Thomas Wolfe Society, appointed by its president. Abstracts will be judged on the promise they show for the development of an original presentation that contributes to the knowledge or understanding of Thomas Wolfe. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate in the abstract a serious engagement with Wolfe's writing and knowledge of relevant scholarship. Following the conference presentation, the student may submit the winning essay for publication without restriction.

Sponsor: The Thomas Wolfe Society, in memory of Dr. Richard S. Kennedy

Prize: Monetary prize of up to $300, awarded at the conference banquet following the successful delivery of the paper. (Conference registration and banquet will be complimentary.) Paid membership in the Thomas Wolfe Society for up to three years.

Deadline for Submission: January 10 Announcement of Winner: Before March 15

Send submissions to: Thomas Wolfe Society Vice President (2017-18: Anne R. Zahlan, zahlan@earthlink.net)

The John Robert Bittner Student Literary Prize for the Thomas Wolfe Society

An annual prize open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in not-for-profit colleges and universities worldwide

Purpose: To foster and recognize scholarship about Thomas Wolfe (1900-1938) by undergraduate and graduate students, and to encourage participation in the Thomas Wolfe Society's annual conferences.

Eligibility: Students must be currently enrolled as full-time at an accredited, not-for-profit institution of higher education, or have graduated from the same within the past year. The literary essays and abstracts must be the original work of the student submitting.

Rules and Procedures: The student must submit an abstract of at least 300 words, along with a brief biographical statement, CV, or list of relevant academic awards or coursework. The student is also encouraged to have a faculty member submit a letter of support, addressing the student's academic promise and engagement with Wolfe. The abstract is submitted in anticipation of an original paper presentation at the Thomas Wolfe Society's annual conference. This presentation will be 15 to 20 minutes long, focusing on Wolfe's writing, life, literary influence, legacy, and/or concern for issues of his time. To qualify for the prize, the student must deliver the presentation at the Thomas Wolfe Society's annual conference. The student is expected to attend the entire conference.

Judges are members of the Thomas Wolfe Society, appointed by its president. Abstracts will be judged on the promise they show for the development of an original presentation that contributes to the knowledge or understanding of Thomas Wolfe. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate in the abstract a serious engagement with Wolfe's writing and knowledge of relevant scholarship. Following the conference presentation, the student may submit the winning essay for publication without restriction.

Sponsor: The Thomas Wolfe Society, in memory of Dr. John Robert Bittner, Professor of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Prize: Monetary prize of $300, awarded at the conference banquet following the successful delivery of the paper. (Conference registration and banquet will be complimentary.) Paid membership in the Thomas Wolfe Society for up to three years.

Deadline for submission: January 10 Announcement of Winner: Before March 15

Send submissions to: Thomas Wolfe Society Vice President (2017-18: Anne R. Zahlan, zahlan@earthlink.net)

The William B. Wisdom Grants in Aid of Research

Purpose: These grants are designed to aid scholars and students engaged in research on Thomas Wolfe (1900-38) by providing funds for travel and living expenses for applicants who plan to work with the William B. Wisdom Collection of Thomas Wolfe in the Houghton Library, Harvard University. Consideration will also be given to applicants who wish to use the Thomas Wolfe Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Candidates at work on PhD dissertations are especially encouraged.

Rules and Procedures: Letters of application, submitted in triplicate, should include a description of the proposed research project, an estimate of expenses, and a curriculum vitae, including a list of publications. Approved applicants are expected to submit a final report on the research at the following Thomas Wolfe Society meeting and two copies of any publication resulting from the research.

Sponsor: The William B. Wisdom Grants in Aid of Research are made possible through the generosity of Adelaide Wisdom Benjamin, New Orleans.

Award: Grants up to $1,000 will be awarded annually.

Deadline for submission: April 1.

Announcement of Winner: June 1. send applications to Joseph M. Flora

Chair of the Grant Committee jflora@email.unc.edu

The North Carolina Writers' Network Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize

The Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize honors internationally celebrated North Carolina novelist Thomas Wolfe. The winner receives $1,000 and possible publication in The Thomas Wolfe Review.

Eligibility and Guidelines:

* The competition is open to all writers without regard to geographical region or previous publication.

* Submit two copies of an unpublished fiction manuscript not to exceed 12 double-spaced pages (1" margins, 12-pt. font).

* Author's name should not appear on manuscripts. Instead, include a separate cover sheet with name, address, phone number, e-mail address, word count, and manuscript title.

* An entry fee must accompany the manuscript: $15 for NCWN members, $25 for nonmembers. You may pay the member entry fee if you join the NCWN with your submission. Checks should be made payable to the North Carolina Writers' Network.

* Entries will not be returned.

* Submissions will be accepted from December 1 through January 30. Postmark deadline: January 30 (annual).

* The winner is announced in April.

Send submissions to

Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize

Great Smokies Writing Program

Attn: Nancy Williams

One University Heights

UNC Asheville, NC 28804

For more information, visit www.ncwriters.org.

The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship

The Creative Writing Program and the Department of English of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are pleased to announce the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship, which offers full fouryear financial support to one incoming freshman per year, in perpetuity. The scholarship program began in fall 2002.

The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship's level of support is equal to that of the university's well-known Morehead Scholarships. The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship seeks to identify and reward students with exceptionally focused literary ability and promise. Thomas Wolfe Scholarship applicants must apply simultaneously to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for admission and must meet all academic requirements for admission.

The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship award, the first of its kind at UNC-Chapel Hill, is based largely on written work submitted by candidates. Artistic merit is the chief criterion of selection. Students who write poetry, fiction, plays, literary nonfiction (personal narratives, memoir, travel and nature essays, literary journalism, belles lettres) are eligible. Multiple-genre submissions are also encouraged, though applications are limited to one per student.

The application process requires the submission of up to fifty (50) pages in prose, forty (40) pages in poetry, or sixty (60) pages in playwriting, in English. In addition to completing an application questionnaire, candidates submit a 500-word personal essay titled "Why I Write."

The age of entering freshman under the Thomas Wolfe Scholarship shall not exceed twenty-two (22) years. The scholarship is not available to undergraduate college students seeking to transfer to UNC-Chapel Hill from other institutions. All applicants shall be citizens of the United States of America.

The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship receives applications each year, beginning September 15, and the deadline for submissions is November 15. Preliminary screening is completed in January, with final screening concluding in early March. Five outstanding candidates are brought to the UNC-Chapel Hill campus for interviews, and a final decision is made by the end of March. Inquiries for more information should be directed to

Marianne Gingher and Bland Simpson

Co-Directors

The Thomas Wolfe Scholarship

The Creative Writing Program--Dept. of English

Greenlaw Hall, CB#3520

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3520

E-mail: tws@unc.edu

Website: www.unc.edu/depts/english/creative/tws/index.html

The Thomas Wolfe Society

History: Following a suggestion from Professor Duane Schneider (Ohio University), scholars, librarians, collectors, and admirers of Thomas Wolfe began working in 1978 to form the Thomas Wolfe Society. Efforts continued during the spring and summer of 1979, and the formation of the Society was announced in October 1979 during the Thomas Wolfe Fest at St. Mary's College, Raleigh, North Carolina. Officers were elected in April 1980 in Asheville. Professor Schneider became the first president.

Purpose: The Society encourages scholarly study of and general interest in Thomas Wolfe's work and career. Through its annual meeting and its publications, the Society gives scholars, critics, teachers, students, and readers opportunities to share and gain knowledge about Wolfe's life and works. With the approval of the Board of Directors, the Society may undertake special projects to promote its goals and purpose.

Conference: Each year the Society meets in a place associated with Wolfe, such as Asheville, North Carolina; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Harvard University; and New York City. Other sites are added as appropriate. The 2017 conference was in Indianapolis. In 2018 the Society meets in Charlotte. In 2019 the conference will be in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

Projects: The Society has placed memorial plaques on one of Wolfe's residences in Brooklyn, on the main gate of Riverside Cemetery in Asheville, North Carolina, and in the Neurosurgery Library at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. Citations of Merit are awarded for exceptional creative or scholarly work on Wolfe. The TWS also awards the annual Zelda & Paul Gitlin Literary Prize to the author of the most outstanding scholarly article on Wolfe published during the preceding calendar year (see page 175). The Thomas Wolfe Student Literary Prize in Honor of Richard S. Kennedy (see page 176) and the John Robert Bittner Student Literary Prize for the Thomas Wolfe Society (see page 177) are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students for presentations at TWS conferences. Through the generosity of Adelaide Wisdom Benjamin, the TWS offers the William B. Wisdom Grants in Aid of Research. These are designed for travel and living expenses for scholars and students working in the William B. Wisdom Collection of Thomas Wolfe at Houghton Library,

Harvard University. Consideration is also given to applicants using the Thomas Wolfe Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill. Candidates at work on PhD dissertations are especially encouraged (see page 178). Through the generosity of Betty A. Thompson, the TWS also offers the Aldo P Magi Grants in Aid of Independent Research, for research projects on Wolfe undertaken without other support and without the prospect of royalties or revenue.

Publications: The Society issues an annual publication, which may contain work by Thomas Wolfe--often previously unpublished--or a monograph about Wolfe and his circle. Following is the complete list of TWS publications through 2017 (in a few cases, an item may carry a later copyright date than the official TWS publication date shown here):

1980 London Tower Edited by Aldo P Magi

The Proem to "O Lost" Edited by John L. Idol Jr.

1981 Thomas Wolfe: The Discovery of a Genius By Madeleine Boyd

1982 The Streets of Durham Edited by Richard Walser

1983 K-19: Salvaged Pieces Edited by John L. Idol Jr.

1984 The Train and the City Edited by Richard S. Kennedy

1985 Holding on for Heaven: The Cables and Postcards of Thomas Wolfe and Aline Bernstein Edited by Suzanne Stutman

1986 The Hound of Darkness Edited by John L. Idol Jr.

1987 Wolfe and Belinda Jelliffe

By Aldo P. Magi and Richard Walser

1988 The Table Talk of Thomas Wolfe By William B. Wisdom

1989 The Starwick Episodes Edited by Richard S. Kennedy

1990 Thomas Wolfe's Composition Books: The North State Fitting School 1912-1915 Edited by Alice R. Cotten

1991 The Autobiographical Outline for Look Homeward, Angel

Edited by Lucy Conniff and Richard S. Kennedy

1992 Thomas Wolfe's Notes on Macbeth: The University of North Carolina, English 37, Winter Quarter 1919 Edited by William Grimes Cherry III

1993 My Impressions of the Wolfe Family and of Maxwell Perkins

By William B. Wisdom

1994 [George Webber, Writer]: An Introduction by a Friend Edited by John L. Idol Jr.

1995 Portraits of a Novelist:

Douglas Gorsline and Thomas Wolfe By Aldo P. Magi

1996 Antaeus, or A Memory of Earth Edited by Ted Mitchell

1997 "Always yours, Max": Maxwell Perkins Responds to Questions about Thomas Wolfe

Edited by Alice R. Cotten

1998 Passage to England: A Selection Edited by John L. Idol Jr.

1999 Selected Essays from The Thomas Wolfe Newsletter/ Review: A Memorial to Dr. John S. Phillipson, Editor, 1977-1996

Edited by Deborah A. Borland and John L. Idol Jr.

2000 The Medical Students Edited by John L. Idol Jr.

2001 Ca, C'est Paris By Frank Wilson

2002 What a Writer Reads

Edited by Alice R. Cotten and Robert G. Anthony Jr.

2003 The Look Homeward, Angel Portfolio of Letterio Calapai

Edited by David Strange and Alice R. Cotten

2004 48 Spruce Street (artwork) By Sharon Trammel

2005 Thomas Wolfe's Friendship with Henry Volkening: The Documents

Edited by Arlyn Bruccoli and Matthew J. Bruccoli

2006 My Father's Hands Edited by David Strange

2007 The Death of Gant Edited by John L. Idol Jr.

2008 The Wax Cylinders:

Julia Wolfe Interviews by John Skally Terry Edited by Caroline Keizer and Jan G. Hensley

2009 The Whore

Edited by Shawn Holliday

2010 The Look Homeward, Angel Illustrations of Harvey Harris

Edited by Janice McCullagh

2011 A Real and Lasting Affection:

The Wolfe-Raynolds Correspondence Edited by Aldo P Magi, with J. Todd Bailey and David Strange

2012 Thomas Wolfe to a Bookseller Edited by J. Todd Bailey

2013 Out of the West:

Notes from Thomas Wolfe's Final Western Journey Edited by Mark Canada, with Nami Montgomery and Savannah Fowler

2014 For Posterity's Sake:

A Supplement to "Always yours, Max" Edited by David Strange and Alice R. Cotten

2015 Magic Again: Selected Poems on Thomas Wolfe Edited by David Radavich and David Strange

2016 Getting Tom Right: Dates in Wolfe's Life

By Elizabeth Nowell; edited by Lucy Conniff

2017 The Last Photographs of Thomas Wolfe By Jerry Cotten; edited by David Strange

Through 2015, the Society published an annual Proceedings and Membership List. The information in that booklet is now periodically provided electronically. Many past publications are available for purchase by members: P. O. Box 1146, Bloomington, IN 47402-1146; twostrange2000@yahoo.com.

Journal: The Thomas Wolfe Review, sponsored by the Society, is included as a benefit for members. The official journal of the Thomas Wolfe Society, it contains articles and notes about Wolfe and his circle, as well as bibliographical material. The Review also features news of interest to TWS members. For more information, see page 174. Also visit www.thomaswolfereview.org.

Website: Maintained by Deborah A. Borland, the official website of the Thomas Wolfe Society is www.thomaswolfe.org. Borland also maintains the Society's Facebook page.

Membership: Any person, business, corporation, or educational institution may join. Members may attend meetings, participate in the Society's activities, and serve as officers or on the Board of Directors. They receive The Thomas Wolfe Review and all publications issued by the TWS. A membership form appears on the following page. Or write to R O. Box 1146, Bloomington, IN 47402-1146; twostrange2000@yahoo.com.
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