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 ...

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. ...

Unbelievable Happiness and Final Sorrow: The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Marriage – An Interview with Ruth Hawkins

Unbelievable Happiness and Final Sorrow: The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Marriage – An Interview with Ruth Hawkins

Today I am posting an interview with Ruth Hawkins, author of the book Unbelievable Happiness and Final Sorrow: The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Marriage.   Ruth dedicated over 10 years of her life ...

In Praise of Sylvia Beach

In Praise of Sylvia Beach

  “Sylvia carried pollen like a bee. She cross-fertilized these writers.”  French writer Andre Chamson wrote, “She did more to link England, the United States, Ireland, and France than four ...

The Bull Runners of Pamplona – An Interview with Filmmakers Aubrey Powell and Chris Cary

The Bull Runners of Pamplona – An Interview with Filmmakers Aubrey Powell and Chris Cary

  The Bull Runners of Pamplona is a captivating documentary that distills seven days of exhilaration into an hour of breathtaking film. Watching this documentary will give you an excellent sense of ...

Bull Runners of Pamplona Movie Review

Bull Runners of Pamplona Movie Review

The Bull Runners of Pamplona is a captivating documentary that distills seven days of exhilaration into an hour of breathtaking film. We have all seen footage of the running of ...

Ernest and Hadley begin their life in Paris: 74 Rue du Cardinal Lemoine

Ernest and Hadley begin their life in Paris: 74 Rue du Cardinal Lemoine

I think of Hadley often as I have had my own adventures in Europe and South America. In the last few years, I have been able to visit some of ...