A new statue of Hemingway has been unveiled in Petoskey, MI. The statue, which was sculpted by artist Andy Sacksteder, celebrates the writer's early years and connection to northern Michigan.
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park intends to close the Hemingway museum by the end of 2017. According to John Berry, some of the contents from the museum will hopefully be digitized while others might be available for viewing at locations such as the Oak Park Public Library. The foundation will now begin fundraising for a new project: the construction of a $1 million writing center at Hemingway's birthplace home.
Santa Fe College to Host Conference
“Hemingway: Between Key West and Cuba”
July 20-22, 2017
The conference is being held at the Northwest Campus in Gainesville, Florida, to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the publication of Ernest Hemingway’s novel To Have and Have Not, which is set in Key West and Cuba in the 1930s.
Richard Owen, former Rome correspondent for The Times, on Hemingway in Italy
Ernest Hemingway's home in Ketchum, Idaho, has transferred hands from The Nature Conservancy to the Community Library. As part of the library's mission to preserve the community's cultural and literary heritage, the Hemingway house will be the site of a residency program for artists and scholars, and certain artifacts from the house will be preserved in the library's regional history collection.
A 1952 letter written by Hemingway to Marlene Dietrich (or as he affectionately called her, the "Kraut") was put on auction on May 4, 2017. Here is an article from Public Radio Internation about the letter that features an interview with the General Editor of the Hemingway Letters Project, Dr. Sandra Spanier: https://www.pri.org/stories/2017-04-18/hemingways-love-letter-marlene-di...
2017 PEN/ Hemingway Award
The Ernest Hemingway Foundation is seeking a Writer-in-Residence for the 2017-2019 term. This two-year program is designed to give writers what they need most in order to create great work: space and inspiration.
Do you share Ernest Hemingway’s dream? If so, the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park has a great opportunity for you to realize your creative aspirations. We are announcing our second annual Hemingway Shorts competition, which was introduced in 2016 to give aspiring writers a chance to publish their work.