Literary Arts

Beyond the Pure Fellowships for Writers


Grant program & fellowship opportunity for emerging Minnesota writers

VERVE Grants for Spoken Word Poets


Awards grants of up to $4,000 to emerging Minnesota spoken word poets.


Queer Voices


A liteary reading series featuring emerging and established LGBT writers. 


Young Writers


A writing circle for teen poets, novelists, fiction writers, essayists and more!


Climbing PoeTree



Two boundary-breaking soul sisters interweave spoken word, hip hop, and ...

Summer Arts Institutes for Teens


Youth + Art + Leadership = Summer Arts Institutes for Teens!

Color Theory for the 21st Century


A literary reading series featuring readings by writers of color.


A Poet Poets: Roy McBride



Mike Hazard's 30-minute film on poet Roy McBride, "the pastor of the street poets."

SASE Jerome Grants for Writers


Now the Beyond the Pure Fellowships for Writers


Sounds of (R)evolution


Multimedia literary reading showcasing stories of community leaders, artists and Changemakers.