PEN/Hemingway Award Celebration

April 02, 2023 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Location Smith Hall and Online

Colette Hemingway honors 2023 PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel finalists and winner Oscar Hokeah, author of Calling for a Blanket Dance, at this celebration. Award-winning author Jennifer Haigh delivers the keynote address. The Kennedy Library is the major repository of Ernest Hemingway’s personal papers. This program is co-presented with The International Hemingway Foundation and Society.




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