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Lorian Hemingway (born 1951) is an American author, whose books include the memoir Walk on Water, the novel "Walking Into the River", and the non-fiction book "A World Turned Over" about the devastation of her hometown, South Jackson, Mississippi, by the Candlestick Park Tornado in 1966. Her articles have appeared in GQ, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Seattle Times, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and Rolling Stone. In 1992 Ms. Hemingway was nominated for The Mississippi Arts and Letters Award for Fiction for her debut novel "Walking Into the River." In 1999 she received The Conch Republic Prize for Literature for her body of work and her dedication to encouraging the talent of new writers. Her work has been critically acclaimed by The New York Times Book Review, The Boston Globe, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Chicago Tribune, and TIME Magazine, among others. Her nature essays have appeared in several anthologies, including "Uncommon Waters", "The Gift of Trout", "Headwaters", "A Different Angle" and the newly published "Growing Up in Mississippi." She is former editor-at-large of Flyfishing & Tying Journal.
Total Books: 10
In 1981, she founded the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition which is "dedicated to recognizing and supporting the work of emerging writers." The competition, which is open to U.S. and international citizens, draws between 600 and 900 submissions annually. The 2007 Competition winner was Bruce Overby, for "Bookmarks."
Lorian Hemingway is one of twelve grandchildren of Nobel Laureate Ernest Hemingway. Her father was the late Gregory Hemingway, M.D. Her mother, the late Shirley Jane Rhodes, was a former Powers model. Ms. Hemingway is the great-granddaughter of a Cherokee chief on her mother's side.Her daughter is writer and chum literary magazine editor, Cristen Hemingway Dantzler.