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A Virtual Walk-Through of the Jack Kerouac House

It all started easily enough. I was sitting in the Kerouac House meeting with a few friends to talk about nonprofits, grant writing, and the Edyth Bush Foundation’s nonprofit certification program that I’m doing with fellow board members Moriah Russo and William Jones. I was there with Barbara Wetzler, our program coach, Dr. Ruth Baskerville…

Submission Period for Writers’ Residencies Extended to April 28

(ORLANDO)—The Kerouac Project of Orlando has extended its deadline for the 2024-25 writers’ residencies. They are looking for six writers to each spend two months living and working in the same house where Beat writer Jack Kerouac lived in 1957–58 when he wrote The Dharma Bums. The Project is accepting applications for its writers-in-residence program up…

Deadline extended

Our writing residency deadline for the Kerouac House has extended to April 28th, 2024 at 11:59pm. Notifications will be made late May 2024.

Writing Residency Re-opening

Kerouac Project of Orlando to Open 2024-2025 Residency Applications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Erik Deckers, (317) 674-3745 January 27th, 2024                                                                                                       (ORLANDO)—The Kerouac Project of Orlando is looking for six writers to each spend two months living and working in the same house where Beat writer Jack Kerouac lived in 1957–58 as he wrote The Dharma…

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,…

Near Miss at the Kerouac House

NEAR MISS AT THE KEROUAC HOUSE On Sunday, June 27, 2021, a huge oak tree limb (girth 125 inches) fell and slightly damaged the roof of the Kerouac House front porch. Thankfully, our current writer-in-residence Tanya Grae wasn’t home at the time, and no one was injured. (Check out the video clip below.) The incident…

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…