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JC Sevcik at the Kerouac House

During my time at the house I’ve been revising a memoir about my experience in the Troubled Teen Industry and working on a new manuscript which has me very excited—a book about how the science of sound can help affect social change. I’ve been warmly welcomed by the Orlando literary community to interviews, radio spots,…

Need Some Art? What to Help Support the Kerouac Project?

  Court Tree Gallery will be donating 15% of the gallery commission on the above piece titled “Skid Row Wine” based on the poem of the same title. The painting is offered for $2,850. Interested parties can contact Stephen here. “When exploring my influences it was natural to gravitate to Kerouac. Along with his writing…

Kerouac Project Event in NYC—October 2015

It all started with a phone call. First, to David Amram—my dear friend, and Kerouac’s early collaborator. Then, to actors Michael Shannon and John Ventimiglia, “How about doing a little show for the Kerouac House at Cornelia Street Cafe in Greenwich Village?” They all agreed. That was three years ago. On Friday, October 30, 2015,…

The 2015–2016 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 2015–16. The alternates appear in italic. The Kerouac Project of Orlando wants to congratulate the chosen residents and their alternates and extend our thanks to the record number of people who applied to become a writer-in-residence at the…

Thank you Jeffrey Cole for your generosity!

Sending a special thanks to Jeffrey Cole for his generous and much needed significant donation! Thanks to his continued support, The Kerouac House will look young again with new windows in the back part of the house, a new pair of kitchen doors, and a full exterior paint job, all to historical preservation standards. These…

We are pleased to announce our 2014-2015 residents!

It is with great honor to share the names of those awarded for 2014-2015 residency at the Kerouac House. Congratulations and thank you to all who applied! Fall – Annemarie Ni Churreain, an Irish poet Winter – Robert Metcalf, a fiction writer from New Zealand Spring – Ciara Shuttleworth, a poet from New York/San Francisco Summer –…