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Sunday, April 2, 2017

JFK Library Presents 2017 PEN Hemingway Award to Novelist Yaa Gyasi on April 2

The John F. Kennedy Library is hosting the 2017 PEN Hemingway Award to novelist Yaa Gyasi at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017. This program is presented in partnership with PEN New England.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required.  Register here. You can also watch a live webcast of the ceremony.

Patrick Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway's son, is presenting the award to Gyasi for her novel Homegoing. Novelist and biographer RoxanaRobinson, President of the Authors Guild, delivers the keynote address.  

 The Kennedy Library is the major repository of the  Ernest Hemingway Collection of the author's works. The PEN New England Awards in Nonfiction, Poetry, and Fiction are also being presented at the ceremony. 

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