Category Archives: People

Tim Truman is the Guest of Honor at Howard Days 2013

Like I was sayin’…Tim Truman is the Guest of Honor at  Robert E. Howard Days this year. Come and meet Tim at the Robert E. Howard Museum in Cross Plains, Texas on June 7th & 8th. Here’s a bit of bio from Tim: Timothy Truman has become one of its most original storytellers and stylists […]

Charles Saunders’ New Dossouye Novel: The Dancers of Mulukau

Charles Saunders has a new book out, Dossouye: The Dancers of Mulukau, which is a sequel to the first Dossouye volume published nearly four years ago. This new book is a novel rather than a collection of interconnected short stories as was the case with the first volume. About the time the first Dossouye volume […]

Margaret Ann McNeel, RIP

This morning I learned the sad news that we’ve lost another member of our community. Margaret Ann McNeel, one of the founders of Project Pride and a friend to all of us for many years, passed away this morning. I attended her 80th birthday party last year, which you can read about in an earlier […]

Hoffman is Howard Days GOH

The Robert E Howard Foundation, The Robert E Howard United Press Association, and Project Pride are pleased to announce that Charles Hoffman has accepted our invitation to be Guest of Honor at Robert E. Howard Days in June 2012. Chuck is one of the most formidable essayists in Howard studies. His “Conan the Existentialist,” which […]

Glenn Lord Has Passed Away

We’ve just received word that our Friend and Mentor Glenn Lord passed away today. Updates and information will certainly follow when we have more details. What an incredibly sad way to end 2011. Rest in Peace, Glenn.

Happy Birthday to Glenn Lord!

Glenn Lord, the father of Howard fandom and scholarship, celebrated his 80th birthday on November 17, and a number of Howard fans will join him to continue the celebration on the 19th. We celebrate not only one of the nicest and finest men who have ever graced this earth, but also the towering figure in […]

Paul Sammon to Speak at Cross Plains Fundraiser

As noted over at the TGR blog, Cross Plains had a big parade this past weekend celebrating the town’s centennial. All year long the town has been holding events and celebrations to mark this milestone and more are to come during the final quarter of the year. Coming up next month is a fundraising dinner for the Cross […]

News from Cross Plains, June

Well, it appears that my attempt to celebrate the Cross Plains Centennial Year by posting news stories from old copies of the Review got sidetracked this spring. Given that I’m flying off to the “hometown of my heart” tomorrow for Howard Days, at which we will be celebrating “Howard History” as well as the Centennial, […]

A Tribute to Glenn Lord

Like I was sayin’…Robert E. Howard Days always has all kinds of neat little surprises happening that attendees get first crack at. This year is no different, and now we have a second book making it’s debut at this year’s festivities. Howard Days 2011 Co-Guest of Honor Dennis McHaney is bringing Anniversary: A Tribute to […]

Jeffrey Catherine Jones RIP

The magnificent artist Jeffrey Catherine Jones died early this morning. Another marvelous talent has left us, and while we are saddened at her passing we can be grateful for all that she left behind. Her legacy in the world of Robert E. Howard is forever secure. I like to think that now she’ll be spending […]