"Words empower us, move us beyond our suffering and set us free. This is the sorcery of literature. We are healed by our stories." 

By Terry Tempest Williams in An Unspoken Hunger.




The Steering Committee

Sue Stevenson Leth

Board Chair – Grant Facilitator

Christopher Jones

Finance – Marketing


Tanya Parker Mills

Program Specialist


Alan Anderson 

Library/Community – Facilitator


AGENT – Non-Profit Organization:  

    Ernie Doose

    Arts, Inc.

Rebecca Jackson

Literacy Chairman 

Denis Feehan 

Venue Facilitator – Program Specialist

Amanda Empey

Web Master 

Carol Shreeve Riley

Art – Poetry Competition Coordinator