$10,000 helps bring a distinguished writer to the LiteraryArts Series.
$6,000 places a writer-in-residence at a local school for an entire year.
$2,500 presents a nationally or internationally known poet in the Poetry Series.
$1,500 supports six public schools with books to enhance their libraries.
$500 brings an author to a school to talk with and inspire K-12 students.
$250 supports a special project with a writer-in-residence.
$150 makes possible education and outreach efforts.
$50 helps sustain core SAL programs.
Reflecting on 2013/14 and Looking Forward
Since 1994, WITS has matched local, professional creative writers with public schools to inspire more than 100,000 students to tell their stories, improve their writing, and turn imagination into ink through year-long arts education residencies.
Thank you to the Washington State Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts for generous funding for our Literary Arts and Poetry Series!
SAL thanks The Seattle Times for their continued support as our 2011-12 Presenting Sponsor.
Seattle Arts & Lectures thanks our 2014-15 Poetry Series Sponsors:
Charles & Barbara Wright
Seattle Arts & Lectures thanks our 2014-15 Organization Sponsors:
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Elizabeth George Foundation
Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Jeffris Wood Foundation
Lesa Stroufe & Co.
Lighting Supply, Inc.
Mannix Canby Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
Office of Arts & Culture Affairs, Seattle
Pershing Advisor Solutions
Reed, Longyear, Malnati & Ahrens PLLC
Tom Douglas Seastar Restaurants
Town Hall Seattle
Washington State Arts Commission
Seattle Arts & Lectures thanks our 2014-15 Event Sponsors:
Seattle Arts & Lectures thanks our 2011-12 Media Sponsors:
Seattle Arts & Lectures thanks our 2011-12 Bookstore Partners: