Michigan Hemingway Society

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 summers.

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MHS 2022 Fall Conference

"Hemingway and the Odawa Indians"

The Terrace Inn, Petoskey, Michigan

October 7-9, 2022


  • Keynote speaker: Frank Ettawageshik, President of the Association on American Indian Affairs
  • Eric Hemenway, Director of Repatriations, Archives and Records, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, will be speaking at Greensky Hill Indian United Methodist Church on Saturday afternoon.
  • Don Daiker, Hemingway scholar and professor of English emeritus from Miami University in Ohio, will present a reading and discussion of his new work, “Nick Adams and His ‘Indian Girl.’”
  • Cristen Hemingway Jaynes, Hemingway’s great-granddaughter, will be signing her book, Ernest’s Way.
  • Michael Kim Roos, just back from the international conference in Wyoming, will be performing Hemingway-themed songs
  • Ghost Supper is planned for Saturday evening
  • Sunday afternoon visits to 
  • St. Francis Solanus Indian Mission Church, which is the oldest building in northern lower Michigan, and 
  • The Little Traverse History Museum, which houses Odawa art and artifacts and Hemingway items of note
  • ...and more to come! You don't want to miss this very special conference!

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A new full length Ernest Hemingway documentary features the Michigan influence on his life and works. The film includes important influential sites, stories, historical photos and interviews with family, friends, aficionatos and scholars. Produced by Contemporary Learning Systems (CLS) and Starbright Media Corporation (SMC), and Directed by George Colburn. The Michigan Hemingway Society is a supporter of this film.

Public showings of the documentary are scheduled to begin this summer and will be posted at www.younghemingway.com. You may order your own copy of this documenary now, in DVD or USB memory card format, at www.younghemingway.com.

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Hemingway List-Serv

The listserv Heming-L@mtu.edu is an email discussion list which anyone with an interest in the life and/or creative works of Ernest Miller Hemingway is invited to join. The list-serve, hosted by Michigan Tech and Board Member Jack Jobst, may be used by any listserv member to offer questions, make announcements, or to initiate discussions.
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