Q: Why Do You Want My Donation?
A: Writers Without Margins, Inc. is a nonprofit, 501(c)3 charitable organization, which can thrive based on the goodwill of public financial support, the generosity of private citizens, and partnerships with other academic, charitable, private and government organizations. Our central purpose is to share the tools and opportunities of literature and creative writing where there are less resources and to offer free programs to people have been isolated or silenced due to illness, injury, socio-economic status, disability or traumatic events. Together, we are able to collaborate in the unconventional spaces where so much talent and possibility lies. We are grateful for relationships with individuals and entities who contribute to our mission of rethinking limits and re-imagining lives through literature.
Q: What Confirmation Will I Receive Regarding My Online Donation?
A: Your automatic receipt from Paypal will be followed by a personal e-mail message within approximately 5 business days, from us, which reflects that this transaction was a donation to Writers Without Margins, Inc. We are a 501(c)3 corporation so your donations may be tax deductible. Our Federal EIN # is: 47-4399954.
Q: Where Is My Money Going?
A: Your donation goes directly toward books and supplies for participants, stipends for workshop facilitators, student scholarships, costs of promotions (like this website), events, public readings, exhibits of participant work and day to day business operations as well as the production and distribution of our literary journal, Writers Without Margins: A Journal of Poetry and Prose. You can also learn more about us by clicking on our “Giving Common” profile recently featured by the Boston Foundation. Additionally, we invite you to observe what literature is doing in the lives of our participants by reading our journal, attending a reading, or viewing our videos, such as the interviews of Sara and Al on Our Writers page.
Q: Are Literary Journals Currently Available?
A: We’re glad you asked! Writers Without Margins: A Journal of Poetry and Prose, Volume II, is now available, as of February 2017, for a cost of $15.00, which includes shipping to anywhere in the United States. Please click on the “Buy Now” button on The Journal page to place an order at this time. All proceeds go directly to the furtherance of our mission of facilitating writing workshops, promoting our participants, and creating literary journals where emerging writers continue to take authorship in their lives.