Category Archives: Society

Note from the President: University of Western Sydney Sponsors The International Conference Cormac McCarthy: Borders and Landscapes

In July of this year, the Writing and Society Research Centre at the University of Western Sydney sponsored and hosted Cormac McCarthy: Borders and Landscapes. This conference drew an international collection of scholars who presented a tremendous set of papers. Cormac McCarthy Society members and officers presented essays and keynotes, and the conference featured a […]

Call for Papers

The Cormac McCarthy Society will sponsor one to two panels at the American Literature Symposium: God and the American Writer. The conference will be held in San Antonio Texas from February 26-28, 2015. Please send one page abstracts to Steven Frye by November 1, 2014. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on […]

Franco’s Blood Meridian Test Footage Released, et al.

For those of you who haven’t been paying close attention to the Forum, you may have missed this post the other day about  the test footage from James Franco’s apparently aborted film version of Blood Meridian: Or The Evening Redness in the West. The footage is here, and it includes a few remarks by Franco. Worth mentioning: […]

Society Announces Preorder Pricing for Fourth Casebook

Carrying the Fire: Cormac McCarthy’s The Road and the Apocalyptic Tradition is available for preorder. We’re hoping to publish before Christmas…. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell […]

Penn State University Press to Publish Society Journal Beginning in 2015

Stacey Peebles, editor of The Cormac McCarthy Journal, has an exciting update for us: I’m happy to announce that beginning in 2015, The Cormac McCarthy Journal will be published by Penn State University Press, which will be a boon for us in terms of design, prestige, visibility, production assistance, and availability in libraries and databases like JSTOR. […]

Cormac McCarthy Society Announces Third Casebook Volume

First, a bit of housekeeping: All of the pre-ordered copies of They Rode On have now been shipped, so if you haven’t already received yours—especially if you’re in Canada or overseas—check your mailbox this week on this side of either pond and anytime from early next week onward on the other. We’re sorry about the […]

Blood Meridian Casebooks Arriving Soon

We are expecting to receive the Blood Meridian casebooks this week, so we have ended preorder pricing effective immediately. For those of you who want a copy of the book but still haven’t ordered, here’s a link. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet […]

Site Functionality Restored (Sort Of)

Well, after a day or so of outage/outrage, we’re back up and running again. Sadly, on account of someone’s deleting the main admin account, the site had to be restored from backup. And that means we’ve lost about a week of Forum posts. Also, we lost the Sydney Conference Info, but it has ben reconstructed. […]

Society’s Blood Meridian Casebook Available for Preorder

The Cormac McCarthy Society is pleased to announce that the second volume in its casebook series on Cormac McCarthy, They Rode On: Blood Meridian and the Tragedy of the American West, is now available for preorder. We expect the book to arrive in mid June, but we are offering special preorder pricing through the end […]

Volume 10 of The Cormac McCarthy Journal Available for Purchase

The Cormac McCarthy Society announces the immediate availability of The Cormac McCarthy Journal, Volume 10. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend