10th International Fitzgerald Conference Held in Baltimore Deemed Rewarding by Attendees
Radisson Plaza Lord Baltimore, the site of the F. Scott Fitzgerald 2009 Conference.
“It is so rich with memories—it is nice to look up the street and see the statue of my great uncle and to know … that many ancestors of mine have walked in the old town by the bay.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald
Anyone interested in the works and life of
F. Scott Fitzgerald is welcome.
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society customarily meets in locations biographically and artistically significant to F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and the 2009 conference was no exception. The 10th International Conference was held September 30 through October 3, 2009, in Baltimore, Maryland.
Fitzgerald’s memories reflect both his family’s Maryland heritage and the time he spent in Baltimore on and off from 1932 to 1937. During this period he completed Tender Is the Night
while living in a rented home called “La Paix” in nearby Towson; Tender
was preceded by Zelda's novel Save Me the Waltz
and her play “Scandalabra,” produced