Recent Hemingway Online News

hemingway-standing-deskI came across the following ten articles regarding Ernest Hemingway during a recent survey on the web:

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Rare Hemingway Letter Found

Add another Ernest Hemingway letter to the mix that has not been previously published. The letter, written in 1926, was recently found by Jennifer Towes of the manuscripts section of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. The letter shows a generous side of Hemingway who offers to go 50/50 on helping to publish writer Morley Callaghan’s novella. Both men had first met as reporters at the Star in 1923. Dr. Sandra Spanier of Penn State had confirmed that this particular letter had never been published or cited in any other Hemingway biographies.

15 New Hemingway Letters Acquired

A nice article by Martine Powers appeared in our Boston Globe on Thursday March 29th titled Hemingway Letters offer glimpses of author’s soft side. The Hemingway Museum at the JFK Library recently acquired 15 new Ernest Hemingway Letters – sounds like another great reason to get back for a visit! Susan Wrynn, curator of the EH collection actually went to Italy to personally pick up the letters. One of the letters was written to  Gianfranco Ivancich who of course is the brother of Adriana who EH had a crush on and was used in his work. Maybe we shall see some of these letter’s in one of the upcoming volumes of Letters by Sandra Spanier? See press release from JFK Library here.

Hemingway Forum Back at JFK Library

Hemingway’s Letters: From Childhood to Paris

Sunday, December 11, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.   Join us for a discussion of The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 1, 1907-1922 with Sandy Spanier, the book’s editor, and novelist Ward Just. Scott Simon, host of NPR’s Weekend Edition Saturday, will moderate, and the actor, Corey Stoll, who played Hemingway in Woody Allen’s recent Midnight in Paris, will read selections.

A free screening of Midnight in Paris will be shown following the forum. Running time is 94 minutes.

Hemingway in the News

Here are a few recent articles on Ernest Hemingway that I have come across:

Are Criticisms of Hemingway Unfair? (Panel Discussion) – Idaho Mountain Express

The Finest Life You Ever Saw by James Salter (New York Book Review)

Tender Buttons to Push by Robert Fulford, National Post (article on G. Stein)

The Man who Would be Papa by Robert Fulford, National Post