Hemingway Chronology


1899 Born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, IL.
1916 First short story published in Tabula, Hemingway’s high school literary magazine.
1917 Graduates from Oak Park High School.
Hired as reporter for Kansas City Star.
1918 Leaves for Italy with American Red Cross.
Wounded by mortar shell; recuperates in hospital.
1919 Discharged from Red Cross, returns to United States.
1921 Marries Hadley Richardson and moves to Paris with her.
1922  Publishes first Toronto Star article from Europe. Hadley’s suitcase is stolen.
1923 Vignettes for in our time published in The Little Review.
Three Stories and Ten Poems. Published in Paris, France by Contact Publish Company                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     First son, John Hadley Nicanor Hemingway is born.
1924 “Indian Camp”, The Transatlantic Review.
in our time.
1925 “Big Two-Hearted River” and “Homage to Ezra”, This Quarter.
In Our Time.
1926 The Torrents of Spring.
Today is Friday.
Signs contract with Scribners.
The Sun Also Rises.
1927 Divorces Hadley Richardson.
Marries Pauline Pfeiffer.
“The Killers”, Scribner’s Magazine.
Men Without Women.
1928 Moves to Key West, Florida. Second son, Patrick Hemingway, born.
1929 Father commits suicide. A Farewell to Arms.
1930 “Bullfighting, Sport and Industry”, Fortune.
1931 Third son, Gregory Hancock Hemingway, born.
1932 Death in the Afternoon.
1933 Winner Take Nothing.
1935 The Green Hills of Africa.
1937 To Have and Have Not.
Spanish Civil War correspondent for NANA.
1938 The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories.
The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway.
Essays published in Ken.
1940 The Fifth Column opens on Broadway.
Divorces Pauline Pfeiffer.
Marries Martha Gellhorn.
For Whom the Bell Tolls.
1944 WWII correspondent for Collier’s.
1945 Divorces Martha Gellhorn.
1946 Marries Mary Welsh.
1950 Across the River and Into the Trees.
1952 The Old Man and the Sea (published first in Life Magazine).
1954 Wins Nobel Prize for Literature. The Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway.
1961 Hemingway Dies on July 2.
1964 A Moveable Feast.
1970     1972 Islands in the Stream.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Nick Adams Stories.
1979 Eighty-Eight Poems.
1985 The Dangerous Summer.
1986 The Garden of Eden.
1987 The Complete Stories of Ernest Hemingway.
1999 True at First Light.




A Moveable Feast (Restored Edition).

The Letter of Ernest Hemingway (1907-1922) Vol. 1

The Letters of Ernest Hemingway (1923-1925) Vol. 2

4 thoughts on “Hemingway Chronology

  1. Cliff Goodwin

    Do you want to check the date of Hemingway’s death on your chronology?

    thanks so much Cliff – my bad –

    apreciate your help on the matter


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  2. Casey

    Green Hills of Africa– I recently finished my first read of this work. Hemingway speaks of longing to be able to write about the fourth dimension. What does he mean by this? Is this something he wrote about in other works? Thank you for any insights on this. Casey


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