Latest News and Announcements

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.

Board of Directors 2017 Election Results

Congratulations to Kirk Curnutt and Verna Kale who have each been elected to a three-year term as Board members.

The Hemingway Board would like to thank Raul Villarreal for his commitment in running in what was a competitive election with highly qualified candidates. Thanks to all of you who voted on our on-line ballot, now in its successful third year run.

With a strong Board and Paris before us, next years promise to be good ones indeed.

Larry Grimes, for the Nominating Committee