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Submission Period for Writers’ Residencies Extended to April 28

(ORLANDO)—The Kerouac Project of Orlando has extended its deadline for the 2024-25 writers’ residencies. They are 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 when he wrote The Dharma Bums. The Project is accepting applications for its writers-in-residence program up…

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: Rachel Kolman, Summer 2022

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 2022 resident, Rachel Kolman. On the Road to Jack’s House By Rachel Kolman How persistently loud the bugs are,…

Alumni Update: Gwen Mullins, Winter 2020-21

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 2018 resident, Gwen Mullins. New Year’s Eve at Jack’s House (2020-21) by Gwen Mullins I fall in love with…

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…