Dia de los Vagabundos

Dia de los Vagabundos

October 23, 8:00-9:00 PM: Virtual broadcast of Dia de los Vagabundos. This program honors the anniversary of Kerouac’s passing with a poetry “ofrenda” to our literary ancestors, with performances recorded at The Studio at 620 and Flamingo Bar. We...
Kerouac Book Club – Satori in Paris

Kerouac Book Club – Satori in Paris

October 18, 7:30-8:30 PM: In concert with Wordier Than Thou’s Wordplay Festival (October 15-18), the Friends will launch their Kerouac Book Club with a discussion of Satori in Paris, a novella recounting Kerouac’s trip to Paris and Brittany to explore his family’s...
Bob Devin Jones Reads Where the Wild Things Are

Bob Devin Jones Reads Where the Wild Things Are

Jack Kerouac would probably agree…adventure is everywhere! In celebration of the Second Annual Spirit of Kerouac Festival, The Friends of Jack Kerouac House presents Bob Devin Jones as he reads Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, a tale as full of adventure,...
Kinderguides reading of On the Road and Write a Postcard to Jack!

Kinderguides reading of On the Road and Write a Postcard to Jack!

October 9, 7:00-7:30 PM: A virtual reading of the Kinderguides Illustrated edition of Kerouac’s On the Road with illustrations by Rose Forshall, book design by Melissa Medina, and text by Fredrik Colting. The Kinderguides series adapts classic books for a younger...
Kerouac’s House Sells Tampa Bay Times Article

Kerouac’s House Sells Tampa Bay Times Article

Article by Paul Guzzo of the Tampa Bay Times about Kerouac’s House being sold to Flip Side, LLC a company that specializes in flipping houses “House for a beatnik no more: Kerouac’s St. Pete Home sells” by Paul Guzzo June 29th 2020