Patrick Hemingway, born on June 28, 1928, is an esteemed American book editor and writer, widely recognized as the second son of the legendary author, Ernest Hemingway. Following his graduation from Harvard University, Patrick embarked on a prosperous career in the publishing industry which included a tenure at Random House in New York. Born into a legacy of literary mastery, his insights and works significantly enriched the global literary sphere, uniquely guised with the prestigious perspective of his father's life and craft.
In his professional life, Patrick is best known for his noble stewardship of Ernest Hemingway's posthumous works. His astute editing of "A Moveable Feast" and "True at First Light" have garnered substantial acclaim, reacquainting the world with the iconic prose of his Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning parent. Remarkably, Patrick has also ventured out of his father's grand shadow, authoring his evocative memoir, "The Hemingway Book Club of Kosovo," based on his time spent in Africa, yielding another reputable imprint in the Hemingway literary lineage.
An avid adventurer, much like his father, Patrick Hemingway spent a significant part of his life amid the wilderness of East Africa, working as a professional big-game hunter and conducting wildlife conservation efforts. He has dedicated much of his life to preserving the African wilderness and its big game, which strongly reflected in his written works. Over ninety years old and still an active contributor to the literary world, Patrick continues to represent the Hemingway essence, establishing an inspiring legacy of his own.