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SSML encourages the study of Midwestern literature and culture in whatever directions the insight, imagination and curiosity of its members may lead.
Arvid Sponberg . . .
As he had for many years, Arvid "Gus" Sponberg participated in the May conference, and was in the process of editing a special issue of Midwestern Miscellany
on Sandra Seaton, the 2012 Mark Twain awardee. He passed away on August 7, 2013. Find his obituary here
Winners announced . . .
Winners of the 2013 contests can be found here
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The Latest . . .
The 2013 Mark Twain Award will be awarded to Naomi Long Madgett at the 2014 Annual Symposium.
For distinguished contributions to the study of Midwestern literature, the 2014 MidAmerica Award will presented to Robert Dunne, Central Connecticut State University, at the annual event in May.