Hemingway Days

Charlie Boice, center, is congratulated by previous victors after winning the 2015 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. (Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Look-Alike Winner Chosen in Key West

After 15 years of trying, a white-bearded Florida man won the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, a highlight of Key West’s annual Hemingway Days celebration that ends Sunday.

07/26/2015

Ernest Hemingway Look-Alikes kick off the annual "Running of the Bulls" Saturday, July 25, 2015, in Key West, Fla. The whimsical and much safer answer to the event's namesake in Pamplona, Spain, was staged as a facet of the island city's annual Hemingway Days festival that ends Sunday, July 26. Hemingway lived and wrote in Key West throughout the 1930s. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Hemingway Look-Alikes Spoof ‘Running Of The Bulls’ In Key West

Dozens of men resembling Ernest Hemingway and a breed of “bull” found only in Key West starred in Saturday’s “Running of the Bulls,” a fun-filled spoof of the famed run held annually in Pamplona, Spain.

07/25/2015

Celebrity chef Paula Deen, left, tugs at husband Michael Groover's beard outside Sloppy Joe's Bar Thursday, July 23, 2015, in Key West, Fla. Groover is competing for the fifth year in the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, part of the annual Hemingway Days festival in Key West. He made the semi-final round which is set for Saturday, July 25. More than 125 entrants are registered for the contest. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Paula Deen’s Husband Competing In Keys’ Hemingway Look-Alike Contest

More than 125 stocky white-bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway are in Key West to compete in the 35th annual “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest that began Thursday night.

07/23/2015

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Hemingway Days Kicks Off In Key West

Ernest Hemingway fans are celebrating his life in Key West this weekend, during the 35th annual Hemingway Days

07/23/2015

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.

07/20/2014

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.

07/19/2014

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.

07/19/2014

Contestants in the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest try to impress the judges Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. About 130 men are entered in this year's competition staged during the island city's annual Hemingway Days festival that continues through Sunday, July 20. Hemingway lived and wrote in Key West throughout most of the 1930s. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Look-A-Likes Flock To Florida Keys

White-bearded men are competing in Key West, all trying to find out who looks more like Ernest Hemingway.

07/18/2014

Stephen Terry, left, gives judges another look with four other finalists during the last round of the "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Terry, 56, beat 125 other contestants. It was the Palm Harbor, Fla., software developer's seventh try at the competition staged during Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that ends Sunday, July 21. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Palm Harbor Man Crowned New “Papa”

A 56-year-old software developer from Florida’s west coast is this year’s winner of the Ernest “Papa” Hemingway look-alike contest.

07/21/2013

Greg Fawcett, center front, gets a congratulator smooch from Matt Gineo, right, after being crowned the winner of the 2012 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest Saturday, July 21, 2012, in Key West, Fla. Gineo won the contest in 2011. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

NC Banker Crowned This Year’s “Papa”

An investment banker from North Carolina has been crowned this year’s “Papa” at Key West’s annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike contest.

CBS4–07/22/2012

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