Donations / Sponsorship

The festival for the last 7 years has been free to the extent that there is no registeration fee, donations were ask at each venue and especially the 9:00 shows and kind supporters offered larger donations.

This year we will be selling a Festival Buttom for $20: if you are a writer that allows you to register for a slots at one of the venues and anyone who buys a Festival Button has a ticket that gets them into all events at the Shea Theater, which is our main venue, over the 4 days and first access to all other venues. We have a scholarship program to help disavantaged writers / and audience members.

Ways to sponsor / donate to the festival and support writers;

1) Purchase a Baker's Dozen of Buttons and receive 13 Festival Buttons - to give to employees, students, customers as thank yours, so many ways to gift the arts and support the arts. Festival Buttons are $20 each - $240 - for 13 Festival Buttons.

2) Poetry Lovers: $25 - $75 donation for; scholarships, travel/gas money for poets coming 'from far away', expenses

3) Poetry Partners: $75 - $200 for scholarships, travel/gas money for poets, stipends for writers, expenses

4) Poetry Patrons: $200 or more; all the above, plus 5 poetry books from the festival donate to local libraries and schools.

Donations can be given here

Human Error Publishing produces this festival with determination, sweat and humor. We all know festivals rely on resources in order to happen. We ask for donations and looking for sponsors so that this festival can continue. If you can and would like to please do so.

Sponsors - There are many ways to help the festival. If you have products that you would like to donate, coffee, drinks, etc. to be sold at the festival. Depending on the level of sponsorship each sponsor will receive a free full page ad in the program book, listing on all publicity, social media, mentioned at all venues, will work with each sponor to bring the awareness, recognition they are looking for in the community by giving their support. Sponsorship starts at a $500.00

Ways you can donate;
1) Give of your time and / or skills
2) No amount of money is too small, for those who would like to give $20 or more go here.
3) Place an ad in the program book (email me if you would like to put in an ad) (Ads 1/4 page $50 1/2 page $75, full page $125)

We appreciate your support for without this support this festival wouldn't happen.
If you want to help now is the time
If you know someone who might want to support the festival let them know this info. Thanks for your support

Hope to see you at the festival