Welcome to The Hemingway Project

It all started with A Moveable Feast, the first Hemingway book I read for pleasure (without being assigned to read it).  Hemingway’s voice was warm, and yet detached, one could feel the […]

Happy Birthday Ernest!

Happy Birthday Ernest!

Thank you Mr. Hemingway, for being born on this day and living a life that inspires us all. I, for one, can honestly say that my life is bigger, much […]

Hemingway the Expat with Hadley Audio, “You had life in the raw”

Hemingway the Expat with Hadley Audio, “You had life in the raw”

Hi Friends, I’ve added some thoughts to this essay I wrote while living in Chile a few years ago. I’ve been thinking about those of you who are stomping around […]

Putting Martha in Fiction: A Guest Post by Naomi Wood, Author of “Mrs. Hemingway”

Putting Martha in Fiction: A Guest Post by Naomi Wood, Author of “Mrs. Hemingway”

Dear Friends, As many of you know, I have been on the mend for the last year, and just started posting again a few months ago. Naomi Wood’s new novel, […]

Today’s Hemingway Post: A Love Letter

Today’s Hemingway Post: A Love Letter

Dear Friends, Today, May 23, marks the one-year anniversary of the day I almost died in Panama, the day they gave me eight weeks to live. (for backstory, click here.) […]

Ernest Hemingway and Allen Josephs: Coming of Age in Spain

Ernest Hemingway and Allen Josephs: Coming of Age in Spain

Today I am delighted to publish the following interview with Professor Allen Josephs, who teaches literature at the University of West Florida in Pensacola. Allen has been exploring Spain, its […]

Hadley Talks about Paris, Red Beans & Beer

Hadley Talks about Paris, Red Beans & Beer

Although every single word in the Hadley Tapes is a treasure for fans and scholars alike, I am finding it harder to find clips that tell a complete story. The […]

The War in “Big Two-Hearted River” – A Guest Post by Professor Allen Josephs

The War in “Big Two-Hearted River” – A Guest Post by Professor Allen Josephs

When I set out to learn more about Hemingway, Allen Josephs’ name often came up. “Write him!” urged a friend, “Talk to him!”  I resisted for a long time, thinking I […]

Luck, Pluck, and Serendipity: Bumby’s Wartime Experience (with Hadley audio)

Luck, Pluck, and Serendipity: Bumby’s Wartime Experience (with Hadley audio)

  I wish I had had the opportunity to meet Jack Hemingway, who lived not so far from here, really. I would loved to have asked him so many questions […]

Hemingway’s Bay View: A Guest Post by Mary Jane Doerr

Hemingway’s Bay View: A Guest Post by Mary Jane Doerr

In the summer of 2012, I had the pleasure of attending my first Hemingway Society Conference in Petoskey, Michigan. It was delightful to meet new people and put names to […]

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving Friends! It’s a clear, cold day here and the sunlight, filtered through pine trees outside, slants through the windows. A soft fire flickers in the fireplace and the […]

A Beautiful Time, A Brutal Time

A Beautiful Time, A Brutal Time

I have thought so much about whether to write this post, and if so, how to write it.  I have had so many loving, encouraging, and supportive emails and messages […]

We’re back! Let’s listen to Hadley talk about Ernest and Paul, fishing, and “men of value”

We’re back! Let’s listen to Hadley talk about Ernest and Paul, fishing, and “men of value”

Hi Friends, I have missed you so much and missed the camaraderie we have created here on these pages!  I am back online with a lot of support from family […]

An Update from Allie

An Update from Allie

Hello Dear Readers, Some of you who have followed my blog closely have realized that I haven’t posted in a while. My family and I left Panama in late May. […]

Hadley Talks about the Lost Manuscripts

Hadley Talks about the Lost Manuscripts

The autumn of 1922 was difficult for Hadley and Ernest, who had been married just over a year and were living in Paris.  Ernest was a foreign correspondent for the […]

“Love, Remorse, Contrition”: The Perils of Pauline by Kirk Curnutt

“Love, Remorse, Contrition”: The Perils of Pauline by Kirk Curnutt

  Dear Readers -  Have I told you how much I appreciate you lately?  In the last couple of weeks I’ve had such nice emails and encouraging comments from readers. […]