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 […]

Larry Belcher and A Street Called Estafeta

Larry Belcher and A Street Called Estafeta

Dear Friends, Larry Belcher, PhD, has been a Professor of Translation at the University of Valladolid in Castilla y León, Spain for over 17 years. Before earning his PhD in […]

A Tribute and Introduction To Allie Baker’s Last Interview, Written By Allen Carney

A Tribute and Introduction To Allie Baker’s Last Interview, Written By Allen Carney

Wendy Simpson, a.k.a. Allie Baker, as she was widely and popularly known, was a writer, traveler, mother, wife, adventurer, lover, appreciator, friend – in the greatest sense of the word […]

A Tribute to Allie Baker Written by Allen Josephs

A Tribute to Allie Baker Written by Allen Josephs

I remember meeting Allie Baker at the Hemingway Conference in Petoskey in 2012. She was immediately delightful, a rare melange of demure and fierce. We became instant friends and I […]

Allie Baker, July 18th, 1962 – March 28th, 2016

Allie Baker, July 18th, 1962 – March 28th, 2016

The Allie Baker Story has yet to be written. But all of the elements of a true and wonderful story were lived out during the past 6 plus years since […]

Hadley talks about Pauline and says something surprising

Hadley talks about Pauline and says something surprising

Hi Friends, Thank you to reader “Charles” who left a comment on the blog a few weeks ago and let me know that several of the links I have posted […]

Pilgrimage, Poetry, and Song: An Interview with H. R Stoneback

Pilgrimage, Poetry, and Song: An Interview with H. R Stoneback

Dear Readers, It is my pleasure to finally publish this interview with H. R Stoneback. Stoney is a Distinguished Professor of English at the State University of New York.  He […]

“The Work Will Teach You How To Do It”

“The Work Will Teach You How To Do It”

“The work will teach you how to do it” – Zen proverb My family and I are backpacking in a foreign country. Everything is diffused in a gorgeous golden Mediterranean […]

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 […]