Steve Courtney is Curatorial Special Projects Coordinator at The Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, Connecticut. He is the author of Joseph Hopkins Twichell: The Life and Times of Mark Twain's Closest Friend, winner of the Connecticut Book Award, and “The Loveliest Home That Ever Was”: The Story of the Mark Twain House in Hartford, and co-editor of The Mark Twain-Joseph Hopkins Twichell Letters.
9:45 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.
Senate Committee Room F
A New Orleans Author in Mark Twain’s Court: Letters from Grace King’s New England Sojourns
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