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Coffee Talk: Hemingway

Author Biography: Nancy W. Sindelar, Ph.D.

Nancy W. Sindelar, Ph.D. is the author of Influencing Hemingway: The People and Places That Shaped His Life and Work and has made many popular presentations about the life and work of Ernest Hemingway. She presented at the International Colloquium Ernest Hemingway in Havana, Cuba, June, 2011, 2013 and 2015, spoke at the American Literature Association Conferences in Washington, DC, Boston and San Francisco in 2014, 2015 and 2016, spoke at the Hemingway Society Conferences in Venice, Italy and Oak Park, IL in 2014 and 2016, and keynoted the Hemingway Festival in Sun Valley, ID in 2014 and 2015.

She also has presented at the American Library in Paris, keynoted the Michigan Hemingway Society Conference and the Hemingway Days in Key West, Florida, guided a walking tour of young Hemingway's Oak Park at the Hemingway Society Conference and has been a guest lecturer at numerous libraries and universities. She is a board member of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation of Oak Park and teaches Hemingway: The Man, The Writer, The Legend at University of California, Riverside.

Sindelar’s presentations are energized by her passion for all things Hemingway, her research into his private letters, his fiction and non-fiction, and her extensive travel to and knowledge of the locales that were important to the writer. She has stood in the bedroom where Hemingway was born and the foyer where he ended his life and has visited all the places in between.

Image Credit

Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library. "Ernest Hemingway" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-f2c3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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