The Kerouac Project

Erik Deckers

Recent Articles by Erik

A Voice of One’s Own:

From time to time, different Kerouac House alumni will write in and share some of their work with us. This month, we hear from Spring 2018 writer-in-residence, Laura Lee Bahr.         Remembering writers you haven’t read and           And why Beat generation women still rock “‘There were women,…

Alumni Update: Charles Fishman, Winter 2001 – 02

From time to time, different Kerouac House alumni will write in and tell us what they’ve been up to, or how their residency helped prepare them for the writing life. This month, we hear from Winter 2001–02 resident Charles Fishman. He sent us a copy of the poem he wrote during his residency nearly 20…

Kerouac House Newsletter – August 2020

*|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   News from the Kerouac Project           Thank you from our president! Thanks to all of you who reached out to us about the large oak tree limb that fell at the front of the Kerouac House, and a big shout out to all of those who contributed to the…

Alumni Update: Ray McNiece, Spring 2002

On the Road to Jack’s House From time to time, different Kerouac House alumni will write in and tell us what they’ve been up to, or how their residency helped prepare them for the writing life. This month, we hear from Spring 2002 resident, Ray McNiece. In January of 2002, I set out on yet…

Lily Brooks-Dalton: The George Clooney/College Park Connection

The following article was written by Janna Benge, president of the Kerouac Project of Orlando. Here at the Kerouac Project of Orlando, we take pride in following and celebrating the successes of our past writers-in-residence. To that end, let me introduce to you Lily Brooks-Dalton, our winter 2016–2017 resident. Lily spent three months living and…

Alumni Update: David W. Berner, Summer 2011

The Ghost of Jack From time to time, different Kerouac House alumni will write in and tell us what they’ve been up to, or how their residency helped prepare them for the writing life. This month, we hear from Summer 2011 resident, David W. Berner. I recently had a dream about Albert Camus. He was…

Alumni Update: Chelsey Clammer, Fall 2019

Home Is Where The Writing Is From time to time, different Kerouac House alumni will write in and tell us what they’ve been up to, or how their residency helped prepare them for the writing life. This month, we hear from Fall 2019 resident, Chelsey Clammer. Writing has become my home. The blank page being…