Memphis 2015: Lodging, Room Sharing, and Transportation

Lodgings at the University

We have reserved blocks of rooms at the Fogelman Conference Center on campus for $79 per night (single only) and at the Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis, also on campus, for $129 per night (single or double).The deadline for reserving a guaranteed room is July 7, 2015. After that, we cannot guarantee that a room on campus will be available.

To book your rooms, please contact the hotel of your choice directly at the following numbers:

  • Fogelman Conference Center: 901 678 5410
  • Holiday Inn: 901-678-8200

Be sure to tell the receptionist or reservations agent that you are attending the 50 Years of Cormac McCarthy Conference in order to receive the specially discounted conference room rate.

Remember: paying your conference registration fee does not automatically reserve your hotel room. You must contact the hotel of your choice directly to make your room reservation.

Room Sharing

Those who wish to share a room at the Holiday Inn to help lower their cost of travel should send an email to and we will match you with a prospective roommate by exchanging names and emails between those who want to share rooms. Please use the email subject line “Conference Room Share.”

Transportation to and from Memphis International Airport

Those attendees staying at either the Holiday Inn or the Fogelman Center can take advantage of their free shuttle service, and should make arrangements directly with the Holiday Inn at 901-678-8200 when they book their rooms.