The Kerouac Project

News

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…

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…

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…