2018 PEN/Hemingway winner Weike Wang with Sean Hemingway

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.

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.


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.


Current and Past Hemingway News

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