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Reminder: Hannibal 2024 Call for Papers

The Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum is hosting its fourth Mark Twain Conference in Hannibal, Missouri, August 1-3, 2024. The museum is calling for papers for presentation at the conference.

Abstracts for proposals are being accepted immediately through February 15, 2019. These should be e-mailed in Word format to Henry Sweets at for review. Abstracts should be 500-750 words in length. Presenters will be limited to a 20-minute presentation at the conference.

The subject matter is wide open. Presentations are expected to address some topic related to Mark Twain, his life, or his works. Preference will be given to papers addressing Mark Twain in Hannibal, in Missouri, or on the Mississippi River.


In addition to the papers being presented, the conference will include visits to the Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum, touring Mark Twain Cave, and riding the Mark Twain Riverboat on a dinner cruise.


Contact Henry Sweets with any questions.

573-221-9010 extension 405


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