Volume 5 of Hemingway's Letters reveal friendships and feuds with other writers!
The "Houseguest: Hemingway" webinars are open to anyone interested in the life and works of Ernest Hemingway. There is no fee and membership in the Hemingway Society is only required for the membership meeting webinar.
Out Now: The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 5 (1932-1934). Edited by Sandra Spanier and Miriam B. Mandel and published by Cambridge University Press.
Read Dr. Spanier's blog post, "Reading Hemingway's Mail" on the Cambridge University Press website.
Ruchika Tomar, A Prayer for Travelers (Riverhead)
Critically-acclaimed debut novelist Ruchika Tomar is the winner of the 2020 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel, for A Prayer for Travelers (Riverhead).
Coronavirus exposure actions:
The PEN/Hemingway festivities scheduled for April 5 are canceled and will be rescheduled for a later date (TBD).
The JFK Library, NARA (National Archives and Records Administration) and all Presidential Libraries, are closed to the public until further notice.
The Florida Hemingway Society is offering a $500 Award for the best essay on Hemingway and the Arts. The award is open to all Florida College or University students. Submissions are due by March 21, 2020. See details at www.floridahemingwaysociety.org/news/2020/2/25/fhs-essay-contest
Many of us recall Tim O’Brien’s keynote lecture in Oak Park, “Timmy and Tad and Papa and I” a 2016 conference highlight. You can now time-travel back to that magical night in Lund Auditorium at Dominican University by enjoying a video of that keynote presentation.
Hemingway's Toronto apartment, unit 19 of 1597-99 Bathurst Street, is for sale. Hemingway lived in the apartment from 1923-1924 while working as a journalist for the Toronto Star. Hemingway and Hadley were in Toronto for the birth of their son John (Bumby), who was born on October 10, 1923. To see some current pictures, visit:
The restoration centre built by the Cuban National Cultural Heritage Council and Finca Vigia Foundation of the United States is located on the 15-acre (6-hectare) property where Hemingway lived in a tree-shaded, airy Spanish-style home. For more information, click here.