Walt Whitman International Conference

Keynote Speaker

Ed Folsom, PhD, The Roy J. Carver Professor of English, University of Iowa. Professor Folsom is the author and editor of numerous Whitman books, including Walt Whitman: The Measure of His Song and Walt Whitman’s Native Representations (both Choice “Outstanding Academic Books”). He has been the keynote speaker at four international Whitman conferences, co-directs the online Walt Whitman Archive, edits the Walt Whitman Quarterly Review, and edits the University of Iowa Press Whitman Series.

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Presenters: Registration to Present a Paper: $125 ($100 for Graduate Students) due May 1, 2019

Early Bird Registration: $100 ($75 for Graduate Students) due March 1, 2019

Attendees: $30/day$75 for 3 days (Early Bird Special – $60 for 3 days due June 1, 2019)

Seniors & Students: $20/day$45 for 3 days (Early Bird Special – $35 for 3 days due June 1, 2019)

If you wish to pursue financial grants to present or attend, we will be glad to provide a letter to help support your grant seeking.

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Cynthia Shor (WWBA Executive Director) Phone: 631-427-5240 x111

Tammy Nuzzo-Morgan (2017 WWBA Long Island Poet of the Year, Poet Laureate Suffolk County 2009-2011)


When calling to make your reservation, please mention the group code “WWBP” in order to receive a discounted rate of $185 per night. Please call 1-631-577-1501 to make your reservation. Deadline for reservations is July 8. 

Additionally, the Whitman Motor Lodge is also a convenient alternative with the option of suites for groups of 3 or 4 guests. Rooms start at $125 a night. Please call 631-271-2800 to make your reservation.

Hilton Long Island/ Huntington
598 Broad Hollow Road, Melville, NY 11747

Shuttle Available.

Whitman Motor Lodge
295 E Jericho Turnpike
Huntington, NY 11746