CFP Mary McCarthy Society, American Literature Association Convention


The Mary McCarthy Society will sponsor a panel at the American Literature Association Annual Convention in Boston, MA, May 25-28, 2017.

Call for Papers: New Perspectives on Mary McCarthy

With the forthcoming Library of America collection of Mary McCarthy’s Fiction edited by Thomas Mallon (March, 2017), Mary McCarthy’s work continues to be relevant to us today. This panel will address new perspectives on Mary McCarthy’s contribution as a fiction writer, public intellectual, satirist, feminist, political activist, and social commentator. Please send 250 word abstract and brief bio to by January 15, 2017.

The American Literature Association’s 28th annual conference will meet at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on May 25-28, 2017 (Thursday through Sunday of Memorial Day weekend).  For further information, please consult the ALA website at or contact the conference director, Professor Olivia Carr Edenfield at with specific questions.

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