CFP: Two Panel Sessions, ALA 2018

The Frank Norris Society will sponsor two sessions at the American Literature Association Conference at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco on May 24-27, 2018.

Papers on any aspect of Frank Norris’s work or life will be considered.  Broader treatments of American literary naturalism (whether directly related to Frank Norris or not) will also be considered. Presentations will be limited to 20 minutes. Please email abstracts or papers of no more than ten double-spaced pages by January 15, 2018, to the program chair:

Eric Carl Link,

For further information about the conference, please consult the ALA website at or contact the conference director, Professor Leslie Petty, at, or the Executive Director of the ALA, Professor Alfred Bendixen, at