A Letter from Rebecca Godwin, TWS President: June 22, 2017

Dear Thomas Wolfe Society Members, It was delightful to see many of you in Indianapolis last month for the thirty-ninth meeting of The Thomas Wolfe Society. Seeing Genius and hearing the analyses of the film as well as all the excellent papers, enjoying the theatrical...

2017 TWS Conference Letter from Rebecca Godwin

Dear Wolfe Friends, I look forward to seeing you in Indianapolis, where Wolfe arrived on the Southwestern Limited on his way to Purdue University to deliver his May 19, 1938, “Writing and Living” lecture. During this annual conference--our first in the “Crossroads of...

2017 Thomas Wolfe Society Conference, May 19-21-Indianapolis, IN

"Journeys in the Life and Work of Thomas Wolfe" "It was his first journey to a strange place alone. Eliza packed an old valise carefully, and stowed away a box of sandwiches and eggs. He went away at night. As he stood by his valise, washed, brushed, excited, she wept...

TWS President’s Fall Letter, Oct. 15, 2016

Dear Wolfeans, "If only Thomas Wolfe could see us now..." If you attended the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Lecture in Chapel Hill a few weeks ago, you heard this refrain in my remarks. It was a lovely October 4th day in 2016 on a vibrant college campus, and hundreds of lovers of...