2018 American Literature Association Conference in San Francisco, CA

The conference, scheduled for May 24-27, will take place at the Hyatt Regency Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA. Conference details and information about hotel reservations will be available through the web site of the American Literature Association.

Christine Grogan will chair the session. The topic of the session will be “Katherine Anne Porter: A Woman of Letters.” In light of the KAP Correspondence Project, which is digitizing thousands of pages of Porter’s correspondence to family, friends, and others, this session topic invites papers about Porter as a letter writer or Porter as a writer. Please send proposals of 250 words or less to Dr. Grogan at or to Katherine Anne Porter Society, 2210J Hornbake Library, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, by the deadline of December 15, 2017.

Past conferences

A list of papers presented at previous Katherine Anne Porter sessions is available here.