We are delighted to share the names of the four writers awarded a residency at the Kerouac House during 2016–17. The alternates for each residency appear in italics.
The Kerouac Project of Orlando wants to congratulate the chosen residents and their alternates and extend our thanks to the record number of people who applied this year to become a writer-in-residence at the Kerouac House.
Fall – Glendaliz Camacho, a fiction writer from New York City. Siân D’Costa, a fiction writer from India.
Winter – Lily Brooks-Dalton, a fiction writer from Portland, Oregon. Munju Ravindra, a fiction writer from Nova Scotia, Canada.
Spring – Shasta Grant, a fiction writer who splits her time between Singapore and Indianapolis, Indiana. Lara Palmquist, a fiction writer from Faribault, Minnesota.
Summer – Jacob Shores-Argüello, a poet from Lubbock, Texas. Casandra Lopez, a Poet from Seattle, Washington.