"My works are like water. The works of the great
masters are like wine. But everyone drinks water."
Special Photo Features:
Photos from the Seventh International Conference on
the State of Mark Twain Studies
by Kent Rasmussen (Click to Enter)
Supplemental Scenes from the 2013 Elmira Conference
by M.L. Christmas (Click to Enter)
TwainWeb is the web service of the Mark Twain Forum, a mailing list for persons having a scholarly interest in the life and writings of Mark Twain (1835-1910). To subscribe to the Forum, send an e-mail to:
with a message body (the subject line may be left blank) that reads:
SUBSCRIBE TWAIN-L Your Full Name
For example: SUBSCRIBE TWAIN-L Mulberry Sellers
You will receive information by e-mail about posting to the list and customizing your subscription options shortly after you subscribe.
For a printable instruction sheet in PDF format on how to subscribe (requires Acrobat Reader), click here. For further information on setting subscription options, please read the instructions in the Survival Guide or contact the list administrator for assistance.
Note to students: Please visit About Mark Twain and read the "Suggestions for Researchers" section of the Survival Guide before sending questions to the Mark Twain Forum or to the TwainWeb editors. Questions about Mark Twain, his writings, the sources of quotations, help with papers for school, etc., should be answered at the library; the best source of information about Mark Twain is still the library, not the Web.
Founder & Associate Administrator
Files of interest to Twainians
In Memory of Jim Zwick
Discounted Mark Twain products
TwainWeb bookstore (more discounts!)
Mark Twain Forum T-shirts
Center for Mark Twain Studies
Mark Twain Circle of America
Content Copyright © 1992-2008 Mark Twain Forum. All rights reserved.
Last modified on 19 March 2008; created October 1995