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The 2021–2022 Writers-In-Residence at the Kerouac House

We are delighted to share the names of the four writers awarded a residency at the Kerouac House during 2021–22. The alternates for each residency appear in italics. The Kerouac Project of Orlando, Inc. wants to congratulate the chosen residents and their alternates and extend our thanks to those who applied this year to become a writer-in-residence…

Gwen Mullins Final Reading

After a year without them, it was great to welcome back in-person events at the Kerouac House on Saturday night (February 13) when winter writer-in-residence Gwen Mullin gave her farewell reading. We loved being together and were happy everyone was able to participate safely, with masks and social distancing. Keep an eye on our Facebook…

A Message from Our President

“Ray, what you got to do is go climb a mountain…“ ―Jack Kerouac, Dharma Bums On behalf of the Kerouac Project of Orlando, Inc. Board of Directors, I would like to wish you a happy and safe New Year. It’s great to have 2020 behind us. What a year of surprises/turmoil/course corrections it has been.…

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…