Alan Gribben

Gribben, Alan: - Alan Gribben, editor and publisher of the Mark Twain Journal: The Author and His Era, is the biographer of the University of Texas library founder Harry Ransom, editor of the NewSouth Edition of Mark Twain's Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, co-editor of Mark Twain on the Move: A Travel Reader, and author of dozens of articles on Twain's intellectual background. For fifteen years he reviewed books and articles about Mark Twain for American Literary Scholarship, An Annual. Dr. Gribben co-founded and served as president of the Mark Twain Circle of America. He has been recognized with a Henry Nash Smith Fellowship from the Center for Mark Twain Studies at Elmira College and other honors for his scholarship and teaching. Auburn University at Montgomery, where he was head of the Department of English and Philosophy for two decades, awarded him a Distinguished Research Professorship and the Nance Alumni Professorship.