Patrick Hemingway congratulates 2017 PEN/Hemingway Winner Yaa Gyasi

PEN/Hemingway Award

Every spring, the JFK Library hosts the PEN/Hemingway Award ceremony to honor an author for their first work of fiction. Read more here about past PEN/Hemingway award winners.

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EH07743P (crop): Portrait of Ernest Hemingway as a Young Man, 15 February 1916

Hemingway Scrapbooks

The Ernest Hemingway Collection has digitized five scrapbooks documenting the childhood of the Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway. Created and annotated by Hemingway’s mother, Grace Hall Hemingway, the scrapbooks chronicle the first eighteen years of her son’s life and include many never-before-seen photographs, letters, drawings, homework assignments and other keepsakes from his childhood.

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Hemingway Newsletters and News Releases

The JFK Library & Museum publishes newsletters about current events, preservation efforts, and collection updates. Read more about past activities here.

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Current and Past Hemingway News

Ernest Hemingway is still making headlines. Click here to read news stories about Hemingway's life and his papers.

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