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.
Early Bird Registration: $100 ($75 for Graduate Students) due March 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.
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
Whitman Motor Lodge
295 E Jericho Turnpike
Huntington, NY 11746