Registration for the 2016 Jack London Symposium, Napa

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Register now for the 2016 Jack London Symposium in the “2016 Symposium” tab above. Deadline for registration is August 29, 2016. Symposium information and tentative general schedule are below. Tentative General Schedule Jack… Continue reading

Save The Date: The Jack London Society 13th Biennial Symposium

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Save The Date: The Jack London Society 13th Biennial Symposium September 15-18, 2016 Napa Valley College Napa Valley, California

Jack London: Taming Muses, by Jay Williams

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In his most famous piece of advice to beginners, Jack London wrote in his essay “Getting into Print,” “don’t loaf and invite inspiration; light out after it with a club.” The Wolf Club… Continue reading

Symposium and Exhibition at Stanford– Jack London: Apostle of the American West

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Centennial Celebration, Symposium, and Exhibition at Stanford TIME AND DATE: Monday, September 19, 2016 The symposium will mark the 100th anniversary of Jack London’s death in 1916 with panel presentations representing three aspects… Continue reading

Jack London Queries: Did Jack London ever stay at the Castle by the Sea in Sausalito while he was writing The Sea Wolf?

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I have a question. I used to work for the Jack London Historic Ranch and Greg Hayes was my former boss. A wonderful man. I was saddened to hear that he passed away… Continue reading

Jack London’s Mark on Literature, by Jeanne Campbell Reesman

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  Jack London means many things around the globe. He was a pivotal writer at the turn of the century whose literary naturalism and socialism also had important effects on the literatures of… Continue reading

Jack London Classic Film Fest (November 3-5, Sonoma Community Center)

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Jack London State Historic Park and the Sonoma Community Center will mark their mutual 2016 Centennial Celebrations with the presentation of the Jack London Classic Film Fest. The festival will feature screenings of… Continue reading

London in the News: Jack London Special Section in the Press-Democrat

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Via Susan Nuernberg: From one of several articles on the Jack London Centennial at http://www.pressdemocrat.com/topics/?t=pd-jack_london_centennial London’s first visit was to Camp Reverie, a summer-long gathering of Bay Area intellectuals located on the Russian… Continue reading

Jack London Panel at Oakland Book Festival (5.22.16)

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Oakland Book Festival 2016 Sunday May 22 Oakland City Hall THE 100 YEAR CALL OF THE WILD Presented by Litquake Hearing Room 3: 12:15—1:30pm Jack London died 100 years ago. To commemorate the… Continue reading

Shakespeare at 400, Jack London at 100: Genius Lives, by Jonah Raskin

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jonah-raskin/shakespeare-at-400-jack-l_b_9774854.html?utm_source=Alert-blogger&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Email%2BNotifications    In William Shakespeare’s comedy, “As You Like It, a traveler named Jaques waxes poetical in lines that have achieved literary immortality.    “All the world’s a stage,” he says. “And all… Continue reading

The Overlooked Legacy of Charmian London

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SUSAN NUERNBERG AND IRIS JAMAHL DUNKLE SPECIAL TO THE INDEX-TRIBUNE Charmian Kittredge London, Jack London’s second wife, is often dismissed as his typist, or worse, as a frivolous airhead who hindered her famous… Continue reading