Steinbeck Society

Steinbeck Society
Lee Richard Hayman receiving a bonded bronze bust from Rosalie Tepper, a friend of Hayman's editor, Vic Knight. This bust is now in the Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies.

With the support of the Steinbeck Heritage Foundation, Thom and Gail Steinbeck, and Steinbeck's literary agents McIntosh and Otis, the International Society of Steinbeck Scholars (formerly the John Steinbeck Society of America) supports scholarly research, outreach, and conferences on the author's work. The most recent conference took place at San Jose State in 2013.

Members of the Society receive Steinbeck Review, a peer-reviewed bi-annual journal that explores the life and works of John Steinbeck. Richly illustrated, this journal contains scholarly articles, essays, notes, book and performance reviews, and contemporary references about the writer. Each issue is approximately 140 pages and circulates to hundreds of members in the U.S. and abroad. It is published each June and December.


Students or Retirees: $30
Individuals: $35

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Martha Heasley Cox Center for Steinbeck Studies
San José State University
San José, California 95192-0202

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