About this Summinar
As a boy and young man, author Ernest Hemingway spent twenty summers in northern lower Michigan. In the 1920's and early 30's, Hemingway wrote 23 short stories about a character he named Nick Adams, vignettes that changed the course of American literature.
This summer we will continue an exploration of Hemingway's Nick Adams stories that began in our 2014 season, understanding how and why they were so important to the literature of Michigan, America and beyond.
Seminar Based on Reading:
The Nick Adams Stories
Discussion will cover 3 sections:
• "The Last Good Country"
• Part 3: "War"
• Part 4: "A Soldier Home"
Date & Place
Thursday, July 23
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
No need to have joined us in 2014 in order to enjoy and appreciate this program. Ken will begin with an overview that will have all participants on the same page!
Cost per person
About the Leader
Ken Marek is a native of Michigan and holds BA and MA degrees from Central Michigan University. Over a span of 33 years, he taught composition, literature and a class titled “Michigan Writers and Literature” at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City.
Ken is the content consultant for writer-producer George Colburn on Colburn’s production of Young Hemingway: Finding His Muse in Northern Michigan.
Ken is a founding member of the Michigan Hemingway Society and has served on its Board since its inception in 1990. Ken has made numerous presentations on the young Hemingway at the Society's annual fall conference in Petoskey and at other locations in Michigan.