Access and Permissions

W.W. Norton holds copyright to all of Faulkner's published works. If you would like to publish images in print or online of original manuscript materials that pertain to these published works, including holograph drafts and typescripts, please contact:
Ms. Claire Reinertsen
W. W. Norton & Company Inc.
500 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10110
fax: 212-869-0856

For permission to quote from or publish images in print or online of any of Faulkner's unpublished works or correspondence, please contact:
Lee Caplin
Picture Entertainment Corporation
8332 Melrose Avenue
West Hollywood, California 90069
Telephone: +1-310-657-9092

Scholarly Journals

The Faulkner Journal: A peer-reviewed forum for the scholarly study of William Faulkner's life and works published by the University of Central Florida.

Mississippi Quarterly: Founded in 1948, the Mississippi Quarterly is a refereed, scholarly journal dedicated to the life and culture of the American South, past and present.

south: a scholarly journal: A peer-reviewed journal that embraces both the edge and the urgency of scholarly and sometimes creative inquiry into that region called "the south." It encourages global and hemispheric comparative scholarship linking the American South to other Souths.

The Southern Quarterly: An independent journal of the arts in the South published by The University of Southern Mississippi since 1962.

Modern Fiction Studies: Publishes essays on all aspects of modern and contemporary fiction welcoming theoretical perspectives.

American Literature: Peer-review journal published in cooperation with the American literature section of the Modern Language Association.

Conferences and Conventions

Modern Language Association: The MLA Annual Convention attracts over 9,000 scholars from around the country and around the world who present their research, visit the book exhibit, and mingle with their colleagues.

American Literature Association: A coalition of societies devoted to the study of American authors, including the William Faulkner Society.

Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha: Annual conference of Faulkner scholars in Oxford, Mississippi, sponsored by the University of Mississippi.

Modernist Studies Association: The Modernist Studies Association is devoted to the study of the arts in their social, political, cultural, and intellectual contexts from the later nineteenth- through the mid-twentieth century.

Society for the Study of Southern Literature: An organization dedicated to scholarship on writings and writers of the American South, it hosts a biannual conference.

Research Centers and Information Sources

Mississippi Writers Page: Faulkner: Brief, electronic biography of Faulkner with links to further information.

William Faulkner on the Web (Oxford, Mississippi): Extensive and entertaining site devoted to Faulkner and the history of Yoknapatawpha County.

William Faulkner Filmography: Information about Faulkner's screenwriting from Internet Movie Database.

The Center for Faulkner Studies, Southeast Missouri State University: Houses the Brodsky collection of Faulkner manuscripts and papers.

The William Faulkner Foundation (Rennes, France):The Foundation ensures the promotion of American Southern Studies by providing research on William Faulkner and access to his manuscripts and other works on Southern contemporary authors.

Pirate's Alley Faulkner Society, Inc. (New Orleans): An organization based in the home where Faulkner wrote his first novel that sponsors literary festivals and readings.

William Faulkner Society of Japan (English version): Homepage of the most active group of Faulkner scholars in Asia.

The William Faulkner Collections at the University of Virginia Library: The largest collection of Faulkner's papers and original manuscripts.

The Cofield and Dain Photographic Collections, University of Mississippi: Includes photographs of William Faulkner, his family, the town of Oxford, Lafayette County, and photographs taken for the University of Mississippi Yearbook.

Documenting the American South: Enormous collection of electronic texts including North American slave narrative and southern literature to 1920.

Southern Spaces: A peer-reviewed internet journal and scholarly forum that provides open access to essays, gateways, timescapes, events and conferences, interviews and performances, and annotated weblinks on real and imagined spaces and places of the American South.

Faulkner Studies in the UK: An emerging scholarly research network dedicated to the work of American modernist author William Faulkner

Digital Yoknapatawpha: An interactive website that maps Faulkner's works.

Interdisciplinary University Institutes

Center for the Study of the American South: A center at the University of North Carolina that fosters outstanding scholarship exploring every aspect of the South's rich though often painful past and supports the region's democratic and progressive future.

Institute for Southern Studies: Academic center at the University of South Carolina, sponsoring research fellowships, conferences,  and awards.

Center for the Study of Southern Culture: A research institute at the University of Mississippi that emphasizes the interdisciplinary investigation and documentation of the South as a culturally, historically, geographically, and demographically complex region.