Author Archive

The 2021 Jack London Society 15th Biennial Symposium: December 9­–12, 2021, Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center, Sonoma, California


The 15th Biennial Jack London Society Symposium will be held December 9–12, 2021 at The Sonoma Valley Inn & Krug Event Center in Sonoma, California. The organizers encourage participants to experiment with innovative,… Continue reading

Iris Jamahl Dunkle’s Lecture at the Huntington on Charmian Kittredge London, Wed., March 10, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.–9 p.m


Finding a True West: Recovering the Life of Charmian Kittredge London Through Archival Research Date: Wed., March 10, 2021 | 7:30 p.m.–9 p.m. Category: Lectures Location: Huntington Zoom event (PST) Event Notes: Free with reservation Drawing from materials in… Continue reading

New Book Release: Author Under Sail: The Imagination of Jack London, 1902–1907, by Jay Williams

by About the Book In Author Under Sail: The Imagination of Jack London, 1902–1907, Jay Williams explores Jack London’s necessity to illustrate the inner workings of his vast imagination. In this second installment… Continue reading

Jack London and Eugene O’Neill: Separated at Birth? by Donna Campbell


Where to begin with the parallels? Eugene O’Neill Jack London

Call for Papers: Jack London Society panels at the American Literature Association 32nd Annual Conference, July 7-11, 2021, Boston


Call for Papers Jack London Society: ALA 32nd Annual Conference July 7-11, 2021 Westin Copley Place 10 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116 Paper submissions are invited for the Jack London Society panels at… Continue reading

West : Fire : Archive, Iris Dunkle’s new poetry collection, features poems on Charmian Kittredge London, the wife of the famous author Jack London, a woman who broke gender norms, traveled the world, and wrote about it.


Iris Dunkle’s new poetry collection, West : Fire : Archive, will be published by CLP and Mountain/West Poetry Series and is now available for pre-order. West : Fire : Archive is a poetry collection that… Continue reading

Kenwood’s Dry Farmed Cabernet Sauvignon from Jack London’s ranch—a testament to Jack London’s passion for the land.


Kenwood’s newest release from Jack London ranch is the Dry Farmed Cabernet Sauvignon. Located at the highest elevation of the ranch this spicy, textured, bright fruit aroma wine is a testament to Jack… Continue reading

Kilauea is Erupting, by Susan Nuernberg


Susan Nuernberg Kilauea is erupting right now. Jack and Charmian visited Kilauea. I am transcribing Charmian’s diaries for 1904-1916, to be published by University of Nebraska Press. Here is the entry from Charmian’s Diary for… Continue reading

Iris Dunkle joins Sounding the Call to discuss her new biography on Charmian Kittredge London


Sounding the Call Podcast: This episode of Sounding the Call: An All Things Jack London Podcast focuses on Iris Jamahl Dunkle’s groundbreaking new biography entitled Charmian Kittredge London: Trailblazer, Author, Adventurer. It… Continue reading

New Release: Jeanne Reesman’s London in His Own Time (Available Dec. 15)


London in His Own Time: A Biographical Chronicle of His Life, Drawn from Recollections, Interviews, and Memoirs by Family, Friends, and Associates is based on Jeanne Reesman’s nearly thirty-five years of archival research.… Continue reading