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Brenda Shaughnessy, an assistant professor of English and the MFA program at Rutgers University–Newark, is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently Our Andromeda – one of The New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of 2013. Her other books are Human Dark with Sugar, winner of the James Laughlin Award, and Interior with Sudden Joy. Her poems have appeared in Best American Poetry, Harper’s, McSweeney’s, The Nation, The New Yorker, The Paris Review.
Robert M. Peck, senior fellow at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, will discuss Hemingway’s assistance in collecting fish for an academy research project in the 1930s. Peck recently returned from a trip to Cuba – where he was accompanied by two of Hemingway’s grandsons and a number of Hemingway scholars – to help commemorate the 60th anniversary of Hemingway’s receiving the Nobel Prize for literature, as well as the 90th anniversary of Hemingway’s collecting of fish for the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.