Florida Authors & Places of Interest

Several of history's most prominent authors including Ernest Hemingway and Zora Neale Hurston have lived in Florida. The houses of these two prominent writers and several others are now historical landmarks and popular tourist attractions.

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Few people know that the prolific author, Jack Kerouac spent a short time living in the College Park region of Orlando when On The Road was published. It was here that he wrote Dharma Bums. The house is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Today it is home to the Kerouac Project, a program that offers residency to writers working on their own projects. The house is not available to tour due to the residency programs, but check out the website for special events that allow you access.