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Kerouac House Newsletter – January 2020

View this email in your browser News from the Kerouac Project Calling all Writers! We are currently accepting applications for the 2020-2021 writer-in-residence positions at the Kerouac House. The submission period will close on Sunday, March 10, 2019, and the results will be announced in late May. It’s time to get your residency submissions in…

Alumni Update: Andrew Newsham, Spring 2003

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 2003 resident Andrew Newsham. ‘The Cockroaches Can Fly!’ were the first words I wrote in the Kerouac House. Four…

Kerouac House Newsletter – December 2019

View this email in your browser News from the Kerouac Project Kerouac History Tidbits It was December 7, 1957 when Jack Kerouac finished his manuscript for Dharma Bums, the book that made our own little house famous. Dharma Bums was a project he started on November 26th of that same year. He wrote for 11…

New Bust of Jack Kerouac Adorns the Kerouac House

This article recently appeared in the College Park Community Paper, and was written by Kerouac Project president, Janna Benge. If you enter the historic Kerouac House in College Park you will be greeted by a bust of Jack Kerouac himself. He sits on a shelf staring at the front door, and he is there thanks…

Alumni Update: Alan Wilkinson, Spring 2004

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 2004 resident Alan Wilkinson. I vividly remember getting the letter to say I was chosen. It felt like a…