Hemingway Days

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

Some of the semi-finalists of the 2011 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest including, from left, Arnie Inge-Mathisen, Bear Hoochuck, Greg Fawcett, Charlie Boice, Ed Lindoo and Frank Long show their to looks to the audience during the first of two preliminary rounds Thursday, July 21, 2011, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. (Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Look-Alikes Invade Key West For Festival

More than 120 stocky, bearded men resembling Ernest Hemingway have invaded Key West to compete in the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, a highlight of Key West’s annual Hemingway Days, a six-day festival that continues through Sunday.

CBS4–07/22/2011

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