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Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's "Hemingway" premieres April 5 on Panhandle PBS

Ernest Hemingway, the iconic literary figure considered one of the greatest American writers and among the first to live and work at the treacherous nexus of art and celebrity, is the subject of an upcoming documentary series directed by award-winning filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. “Hemingway” will air on Panhandle PBS April 5 through 7 from 7 to 9 p.m.

In three two-hour episodes, “Hemingway” tracks the meteoric rise and tragic fall of the author. This documentary series interweaves a close study of the biographical events of Hemingway's life with excerpts from his fiction, non-fiction and short stories, as well as interviews with celebrated writers, scholars and Hemingway's son, Patrick.

Hemingway "sneak peek" and Panel Discussion

Interested in a local conversation about the new Ken Burns and Lynn Novick PBS series on Ernest Hemingway?  Join Amarillo Public Library staff with Amarillo College and West Texas A&M University professors as they share their thoughts on the author, his work, and their hopes for the series, along with a “sneak peek” of video segments from HEMINGWAY coming in April to Panhandle PBS.  

Conversations on Hemingway

Conversations on Hemingway is a virtual event series from PBS with filmmakers and special guests that explores Hemingway's legacy. Recordings of past events are available to watch on demand.

Crossword Puzzle Contest

Panhandle PBS has teamed up with the Amarillo Public Library for a crossword puzzle contest! 

Blackout Poetry Program

Panhandle PBS has teamed up with the Amarillo Public Library for a blackout poetry program for secondary and post-secondary students.

Check Me Out!

A new episode of Check Me Out: A Podcast for Book Lovers featuring conversations about Ernest Hemingway's work is coming soon!

Corporate funding for HEMINGWAY was provided by Bank of America. Major funding was provided by the Annenberg Foundation, The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, and by “The Better Angels Society,” and its members John & Leslie McQuown, the Elizabeth Ruth Wallace Living Trust, John & Catherine Debs, The Fullerton Family Charitable Trust, the Kissick Family Foundation, Gail M. Elden, Gilchrist & Amy Berg, Robert & Beverly Grappone, Mauree Jane & Mark Perry; and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.

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