Author Archive

For Jack London’s Birthday, Read “The Captain of the Susan Drew” in The San Francisco Call

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In honor of Jack London’s birthday, The Library of Congress highlighted one of his publications in the San Francisco Call: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85066387/1912-12-01/ed-1/seq-17/#loclr=twloc

CFP: ALA Symposium on God and the American Writer (Deadline 12.1.14)

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Dear ALA Affiliated Societies: Many of you have heard about this ALA-sponsored symposium through postings on other sites, but I wanted to make sure that all of the ALA affiliated groups new about… Continue reading

NY Times: 36 Hours in Berkeley

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From Susan Nuernberg: “36 Hours in Berkeley” http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/12/travel/things-to-do-in-36-hours-in-berkeley-calif.html?emc=edit_th_20141009&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=46379306&_r=1

Bus Ride to Jack London State Park (PayPal on Registration Page)

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Bus from Berkeley City Club Hotel Round-Trip to Jack London State Historic Park: 10/30/14, leave BCC 10:00 a.m.; arrive JLSHP, 11:30. Depart JLSHP 2:30; arrive BCC 4:30 SIGN UP FOR A RESERVATION; pay… Continue reading

Parking for the Berkeley City Club

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The Berkeley City Club has limited parking available. Please see this list for the preferred vendors: BCC Preferred Vendors

Updated Registration Form for Jack London Society 12th Biennial Symposium

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Jack London Society 12th Biennial Symposium October 29-November 2, 2014 The Berkeley City Club Hotel 2315 Durant Avenue, Berkeley CA 94704 (510) 848-7800 http://www.berkeleycityclub.com BCC Preferred Vendors for Parking (.pdf file) The Berkeley City… Continue reading

Jack London in the News: Lost Jack London letter from 1905 found in local library

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From the New York Post: http://pagesix.com/2014/09/01/lost-jack-london-letter-from-1905-found-in-local-library/: Volunteers at Pequot Library in Southport, Conn., were sifting through “all but forgotten” rare books in a storage closet for the library’s 125th anniversary recently, when they found the… Continue reading

New book: Jack London’s Poetry

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From Clarice Stasz via the Jack London listserv: I’m delighted to announce that Dan Wichlan’s The Complete Poetry of Jack London is now into a fully revised 2nd Edition.  Dan has added a… Continue reading

Greg Hayes: The soul of Jack London State Historic Park

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Jack London Society members were saddened this week to hear of the death of Greg Hayes, London scholar and ranger at the Jack London Ranch in Sonoma. Here is an excerpt from the… Continue reading

Jack London Society Panel at ALA (5.23.14)

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  Friday, May 23, 2014 3:40 – 5:00 pm  Session 12-E Jack London and His Influences (Bunker Hill: Ballroom Level) Organized by the Jack London Society Chair: Jeanne Campbell Reesman, University of Texas… Continue reading