Ernest Hemingway

Wally Collins, second from left, is congratulated after beating 130 other men to be crowned the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest winner late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Past winners from left include Stephen Terry, Greg Fawcett and Charlie Bicht. Collins, a Phoenix resident, won the title on his sixth try during the event that was the highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday, July 20. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Six-Time Competitor Finally Wins Title Of “Papa”

After six tries, Wally Collins of Phoenix, Arizona finally won the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on Key West.


Ernest Hemingway look- alikes kick off the Running of the Bulls Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Key West, Fla. The whimsical event, a parody of its namesake in Pamplona, Spain, is one of many events during Key West's Hemingway Days festival that continues through Sunday, July 20. Hemingway lived and wrote in Key West throughout most of the 1930s. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Days “Running Of The Bulls” Hits Streets Of Key West

Dozens of white-bearded Ernest Hemingway look-alikes took part in the “Running of the Bulls” Saturday afternoon in Key West.


1944: American writer Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) travelling with US soldiers, in his capacity as war correspondent, on their way to Normandy for the D-Day landings. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

British Scholar Wins Hemingway Writing Competition

A British scholar and writer won the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition as a part of Key West’s Hemingway Days celebration.


Orson Welles' working draft script for Citizen Kane is displayed at Sotheby's on February 27, 2014 in London, England. (Source: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

‘Citizen Kane’ Script Sold At Orson Welles Auction

Scripts for “Citizen Kane,” Orson Welles’ camera and a cigar ashtray were among the late director’s belongings sold at a New York auction.


Walkers pass an etched-in-concrete poem memorializing author/songwriter Shel Silverstein Friday, April 25, 2014, in Key West, Fla. The poem is among the first of 17 poem etchings being installed in Key West sidewalks by the city's public works department. The Key West Art in Public Places Board selected the 17 poems from more than 200 local writers' submissions. (Carol Tedesco/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Local Artists’ Poetry To Be Embedded In Key West Sidewalks

People in Key West will see more than just turquoise waters around Key West, they will now see a new sight as they walk the sidewalks – poetry.


Cuban artists, from left, Niels Moleiro, Alain Pino and  Manuel Mendive talk with Nance Frank, right, at the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Frank is the event organizer of  the Cuban-American art exchange believed to be the first in more than 50 years. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

First Cuban-American Art Exchange in 50 Years Underway In Key West

It’s been more than 50 years since it happened, but now Cuba’s leading artists are debuting their work in Key West as part of the Cuban-American art exchange.


Actress Mariel Hemingway poses in the writing studio that once belonged to her grandfather Ernest Hemingway Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum in Key West, Fla. Mariel Hemingway is among several film notables in Key West through Sunday, Nov. 17, for the Key West Film Festival. She screened her own film  “Running From Crazy," a documentary that explores her family’s history of mental illness and her efforts to escape it. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Mariel Hemingway Headlines Key West Film Festival

Actress Mariel Hemingway screened a film exploring her family’s troubled heritage during the Key West Film Festival, that continues through Sunday on the same island where her grandfather Ernest Hemingway authored some of his most famous literature in the 1930s.


Michael Groover, left, husband of food broadcast personality Paula Deen, poses with other finalists of the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Thursday, July 18, 2013, following the first of two preliminary contest rounds at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Groover said that Deen "didn't make it (to the contest, but) wanted to be here to support me." Groover made the final round that is to be staged Saturday, July 20. (Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Days Celebration In Full Swing On Key West

Men with long white beards will wander the streets of Key West this weekend for the annual Hemingway Days celebration. Only one will take the top honor at the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest.


RIDGEWOOD, NJ - OCTOBER 12:  Michael Groover  promotes the new book "Paula's Southern Cooking Bible" at Bookends Bookstore on October 12, 2011 in Ridgewood, New Jersey.  (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Paula Deen’s Hubby Is Finalist At Ernest Hemingway Contest

Television food personality Paula Deen’s husband is among the finalists at the annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest in the Florida Keys.


(Source: Andy Newman/FL Keys News Service)

Hemingway’s Key West Gate Being Sold On eBay

When American literary master Ernest Hemingway lived in Key West in the 1930s, a wrought-iron gate hung at the side entrance to his Whitehead Street property.