Since 1990, focusing
on the Michigan influence in Ernest Hemingway's work,
especially the Nick Adams Stories.
The society holds an annual Hemingway Weekend in Petoskey, MI
each Fall which features speakers, readings, exhibits, and tours
of northern Michigan sites where the Nobel Prize-winning author
spent his boyhood years
Hemingway and Food with "Dining at Hemingway's Table" by Valerie Hemingway
Hemingway and Art
Hemingway and Friends
Up North with the Hemingways
Lovely Walloona: Hemingway and Nature
Hemingway in Film
Hemingway on the Road
Hemingway and Fishing
Hemingway and the Native Americans
"Best of All He Loved the Fall”, with Kalkasks area stories ("The Light of the
World" and "The Battler") by Jack Jobst followed by a trip to the Kalkaska museum and
Rugg Pond, "Remembering Ernest Hemingway" by James Plath with Irene Gordon as
special guest and "Michigan as Muse" by Ann Marie Oomen.
Hemingway's Centennial Birthday Celebration "Michigan in Hemingway: A Sense
of Place", with "Why We Celebrate Hemingway" by Joe Waldmeir, a panel of Michigan
writers Tom Carney, Mike Delp, Jerry Dennis, Judith Guest and Gloria Whelan
Torrents of Spring
Hemingway and Native Americans
Hemingway and Women with Linda Patterson-Miller
Hemingway Weekend; First general membership meeting/vote.
“How I Learned to Write Like Hemingway” by Paul Smith (delivered by Joe Waldmeir),
"Pere et Fils and Papa's Paris" by Joe Waldmeir and "EH in Cuba" by Fred Svoboda
The Michigan Hemingway Society: A Weekend in Petoskey, with William Henderson
("The Price of Fame")
The Michigan Hemingway Society formally begins to organize (October 23rd)
Hemingway: Up in Petoskey [Hemingway Weekend sponsored by the Perry Hotel]
Hemingway: Up in Michigan, organized by Joe Waldmeir, Ken Marek and Fred Svoboda
with a roundtable discussion by Mike Reynolds and Linda Wagner, moderated by
“Up In Michigan” sponsored by The Ernest Hemingway Foundation and Society,
Traverse City, Michigan, Oct. 20-22, Joseph Waldmeir, Conference Chair;
Kenneth Marek, Co-Chair. Organized by: Joe Waldmeir, Fred Svoboda and Robert Martin.
Michigan Series Papers by: E. R. Hagemann, Bickford Sylvester, Larry Grimes,
Lawrence H. Martin, Howard L. Hannum, Bruce R. Stark, Frederic Svoboda,
Scott Donaldson, Karianne H. Knowlton, James Hinkle.
General Series Papers by:
Robert E. Gajdusek, William E. Cote, Frank Kersnowski,
James Seaton, Kim Moreland, Robert M. Hogge, Patrick W. Shaw, Susan Beegel,
James Brasch, Douglas E. LaPrade, Joseph Waldmeir.
Session Moderators:William Shaw, John Pahl, Clyde Dornbush, Allen Josephs,
Jack Jobst, Erik Nakjavani, J. F. Kobler, Robert Lewis, Stephen Schuber and
Compiled by Magdalene and Arthur Wagner and The Michigan Hemingway Society Board of Directors