The Kerouac Project

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Deadline extended

Our writing residency deadline for the Kerouac House has extended to April 28th, 2024 at 11:59pm. Notifications will be made late May 2024.

Writing Residency Re-opening

Kerouac Project of Orlando to Open 2024-2025 Residency Applications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Erik Deckers, (317) 674-3745 January 27th, 2024                                                                                                       (ORLANDO)—The Kerouac Project of Orlando is looking for six writers to each spend two months living and working in the same house where Beat writer Jack Kerouac lived in 1957–58 as he wrote The Dharma…

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…

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…

Kerouac House Newsletter – November 2019

View this email in your browser News from the Kerouac Project Incoming Resident Threa Almontaser Threa Almontaser is a Yemeni-American writer, translator, and multimedia artist from New York City. A first generation college student, she is a MFA graduate from North Carolina State University and the recipient of scholarships from the Tin House Writers’ Workshop,…