Thursday, June 5, 2014


The Kerouac Project of Orlando
has announced that
Poet Ciara Shuttleworth has been Awarded
a Three-Month Spring 2015 Residency
at Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida

Ciara Shuttleworth... West of Wilson Creek, Washington

Ciara Shuttleworth's poems have appeared in numerous journals, including Confrontation, Los Angeles Review, The New Yorker, The Southern Review, and Weber: The Contemporary West. Ciara, who earned a BA in Art at Gustavus Adolphus College in Minnesota, a BFA in Painting from San Francisco Art Institute, and an MFA in Creative Writing: Poetry at the University of Idaho, currently lives/writes in Denver and in New York City.

Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida.

Jack Kerouac lived in this house as he wrote The Dharma Bums in eleven days and nights... just as his On the Road was making him a literary legend at age thirty-five. Four writers a year receive three-month (seasonal) residencies from the Kerouac Project in Orlando.

Jack Kerouac

A Display in Kerouac House, Orlando, Florida

Ciara Shuttleworth... 1980's... Nebraska

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