Upcoming Events at the Kerouac House
1418 Clouser Ave, Orlando, FL 32804 (map)
Saturday, December 8, 2018, 7:30 PM–10:30 PM
Chad Anderson Welcome Potluck Dinner
You are invited to join us in welcoming Kerouac House Winter resident Chad Anderson. This event is a potluck dinner, so please bring something to eat and/or drink and share.
Chad B. Anderson is a writer and editor living in Washington, D.C. Born and raised in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, he earned his B.A. from University of Virginia and his M.F.A. in creative writing from Indiana University, where he served as fiction editor for Indiana Review. He has been a resident at the Ledig House International Writers’ Colony, and his fiction is published in Salamander Review, Black Warrior Review, Nimrod International Journal, The Best American Short Stories 2017, and Clockhouse. He has also published an essay with The Hairsplitter as well as several articles and reports on higher education through various academic periodicals and organizations.
Wednesday, September 5 at 6 PM–9 PM
Come celebrate the 60th anniversary of Jack Kerouac’s The Dharma Bums in the house where he wrote it. This event will feature Orlando writers reading from the book, John King in conversation with historian Bob Kealing (who discovered the Kerouac House), and other surprises, too. $10 cover, which comes with a ticket for a free glass of wine.
Saturday, September 8 at 7:30 PM–10:30 PM
Eleanor Matthews Welcome Potluck Dinner
You are invited to join us in welcoming Kerouac House Fall resident Eleanor Matthews. This event is a potluck dinner, so please bring something to eat and/or drink and share.
Eleanor Matthews is a fiction writer based in Bristol (UK). Her short stories have appeared in print and online, in magazines such as Popshot, Litro, Unsung, Prole, Haverthorn and Elbow Room. In 2017, she was selected for a Penguin WriteNow insight day. She also featured on BBC Radio 4’s Tweet of the Day program, talking about magpies and the writing process. To support her creative projects, Eleanor has worked as a professional editor for various universities and charities.