Latest News and Announcements

New Exhibit at the JFK Library

A new, permanent exhibit has opened at the JFK Presidential Library and Museum.  Curated by Dr. Hilary Justice, Ernest Hemingway: A Life Inspired celebrates the writer’s achievements and inspirations by displaying first editions of major works, book covers of translations, magazine publications, early drafts, and photographs of women who influenced him.

Walloon Lake Event

From April 27th through April 29th, 2018, Hotel Walloon will present “The Last Good Country: Walloon Lake, an Ernest Hemingway Occasion.”  This third annual event will include guided tours of Hortons Bay and Petoskey, a talk by Valerie Hemingway, and a “Nick Adams Feast.” For further information, including reservation booking, contact Hotel Walloon.

To Have or Have Not: A Ritz Paris Auction

The Ritz Paris will auction off over 3,500 pieces of furniture and other interior décor objects, including stools that once adorned Bar Hemingway.  The auction, which takes place between 17-21 April, 2018, will be hosted by Artcurial.  For more details, visit Artcurial’s online catalogues and press release.

Hemingway on Piggott Mural

Fundraising efforts are underway in Piggott, Arkansas, to revitalize a current mural by adding panels that will capture the city’s rich literary and cultural history.  New sections of the mural will highlight Hemingway’s connection to the city.  The project has secured financial support from the Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and the Matilda and Karl Pfeiffer Museum.

Sandra Spanier Awarded Prestigious Faculty Scholar Medal

As General Editor of the Hemingway Letters Project, Sandra Spanier has received the 2018 Faculty Scholar Medal for Outstanding Achievement at Penn State University. According to one nominator, “Of all the projects now in progress that concern American literature of the 20th century, none is so significant—nor so detailed and complicated—as the Hemingway letters.”  For further details about this award and other evaluators’ comments, see the university’s news page.

Praise for Hemingway Letters Project

Since its publication in November 2017, The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: 1929-1931 has joined the ranks of the three preceding volumes by earning much-deserved, international acclaim.  The recent review by N.J.

Pamplona Returns

Last year, Stacy Keach suffered a mild heart attack during his opening performance as Hemingway in the one-man show, Pamplona.  

Documentary--Hemingway & Michigan

The feature-length documentary, “Young Hemingway & His Enduring Eden,” explores the writer’s upbringing in Michigan and its lasting impact on his life and literary work.  The documentary was written and produced by George A. Colburn and includes interviews with Ernest H.