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We are grateful to our generous supporters

Langston Hughes Sponsors

$10,000+

Busboys and Poets
Morris & Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
Compton Foundation
CrossCurrents Foundation
DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities
Reva and David Logan Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts
​Poetry Foundation/POETRY magazine

Split It Wide

$1,000+

Anonymous
Preston Browning Jr.
DC Councilmember David Grosso
Patricia Davis and Wes Callendar
Jiménez-Porter Writer's House/University of Maryland
Rosenthal Family Foundation
Sinister Wisdom
Town Creek Foundation

Ringing Hammer

$500+

Teal Baker
Daniel Fine and Sarah Snyder
Katherine and John E. Howell
Jackie Loustaunau
Craig Santos Perez
Timothy Seibles
Dan Vera and Peter Montgomery

Lending Hand

$300+

Judy Byron and Rick Reinhard
Sunu Chandy
Robert Giron and Ken Schellenberg
Tony Keith
Sarah Mawhorter
Poetry Matters Project
Sonya Renee Taylor
Lucia and Mark Savage
Elizabeth Scheid

By My Side

$100+

Anonymous
Jean AbiNader
Kazim Ali
Luis Alberto Ambroggio
Akwe Amosu
Holly Bass
Judith Baumel
Jan Beatty
Carolee Bennett
Rei Berroa
Juliette Bethea
Sheila Black
Charlie M. Bondhus
Kit Bonson
Gayle Brandeis
Andrea Carter Brown
Katie Browning
Sarah Browning
William Browning and Barbara Wimble
John Cavanagh
John Clarke
​Alon Cohen
Martha Collins
Mary Jane Curry
Steven Dean
Charles Doolittle
Ollen and Julia Douglass
Laura Flegel
Yael Flusberg
Robert Gamble
Susan Gibbs
Michael Glaser
Patrick Gleason
Janlori Goldman
Samir Goswami
Sasha Gottlieb
Henry Green
Jeff Gundy
Leah Harris
Karen Head
Jeff Herrity
Louise and Neil Hertz
Ann F. Hoffman
Jeff Hoffman and Debbie Kaplan
​Charles Hollingsworth and Bradley Kyser
Paul Hopper
Joanna Howard
Daniel Hoyt
Stephanie Jefferson
Holly Karapetkova
Sarah Katz
Margaret Kavalaris
Elisabeth Lardner and James Klein
Courtney LeBlanc
Joann and Joel Lynn
Mary Maxwell
Pamela McAllister
Nanci McCloskey
Mieke Meurs and David Neigus
Mr. and Mrs. Light
Lauren Muller
Tom Mullins and Christie Walser
Elli Nagai-Rothe
Marilyn Nelson
Akwi Nji
Jeannette Noltenius
Lisa Orange and William Pugh
Alicia Ostriker
Debra I. Paschall
Christine Pena
Leslie Pietrzyk
Nancy Polikoff and Cheryl Swannack
Gretchen Primack
Martha Richards
Simone Roberts and Adam Silverman
Joseph Ross
Susan Scheid
Bonnie J Schell
Elizabeth Schulman and David Kamens
Jonathan Siegel
Lisa  Spain
Donna Spruijt-Metz
Amy Stolls
Kathryn Tait
Robert Thomas
Carrie Tilton-Jones
Adrienne Torf
Ocean Vuong
Jill Weiler
Lydia Perry and Peter Weis
Jean Yerian
Amy Young

Big Buddies

$1-99

Rasha Abdulhadi
Frances P. Adler
Jonathan Aibel
Donald Allen
Lauren Alleyne
Anupama Amaran
Mary E. Ames
Anthony Amos
Judith Arcana
​Susie and Rick Atkinson
Zeina Azzam
Maura Alia Badji
Danielle Badra
Harriet Barlow
Jeffrey Barnette
Sandra Beasley
Nicky Beer
Paulette Beete
Dorothy Bendel
Ben Bennett
Margit Berman
Cliff Bernier
Chelsea Biondolillo
​Andrew Bolton and Diana Smith Bolton
Robin Black
Caroline and Richard Bock
Janet Brof
Teresa Brooks
Laura L Brown-Lavoie
Claire Cadwell
Dann Cann
Julie Carr
Dorritt Carroll
Grace Cavalieri
Erica Cavanagh
Laura Chambers
Changing Work
Erica Charis
Marlena Chertock
Alison Cohen
Joel Cohen
Mariam Coker
Elliott Colla
Hannah Cornfield
Megan Corrarino
Krista Cox
Hannah Craig
Nancy Crumley
Kathy Crutcher
Martina Darragh
Steffan DeClue
Aime DeGrenier
Wendy DeGroat
Lori Desrosiers
Katy Didden
Lisa Dordal
David Ebenbach and Rachel Gartner
Sarah Einstein
Noura Erakat
Susan Facknitz
John Feffer
Stephen Fisher
Danielle Foote
Kelsey Foster-Goodrich
Rosemary Francis
Celeste Gainey
Gary Goodenough
Alicia Gregory
Phoebe Griswold
JoAnne Growney
Lilace Guignard
Robert E Hanson
David Hart
Merna Ann Hecht
Jacqueline Hechtkopf
Margo Hennebach and John Mark Saunders
Lee Anne Hesbacher
Jennifer Hilton
Le Hinton
Cheryl Hochberg
Natalie E. Illum
Susan Ito
Reuben Jackson
Kim Jacobs-Beck
Tina Jacobson
Carolyn C. Joyner
Hulliams Kamlem
Mark Karlin
​Matthew Kelly
Tyler Kipling
Valerie and Jesse Kirkpatrick
Eva Klavon
George Koch
Gail Langstroth
Robert LaVallee
Chloe Leisure
Kim Leith
Julie LeMay
Jennifer Lentfer
Elizabeth Macklin
Ben Malakoff
Eliza Malakoff
Fernando Manibog
Cindy Markevich
William and Cindy Maxted
John McGaw
Terry Anne Michael
Dunya Mikhail
E. Ethelbert Miller
Mark and Arlyn Miller
Kamilah Moon
Katherine Moore
Barbara Moss
Sequoia Nagamatsu
​Vivek Narayanan
Yvette Neisser
Marilyn R Nelson
Michael Newheart
Renee Olander
Old City Publishing
Jane Ormerod
Kathleen R. O'Toole
Golda Philip
Jawanza Phoenix
Valerie Popp
TSeyHaye Preaster
Josephine Reed
Amy Reid
​Michael Robinson
Cindy Rinne
Elizabeth Robinson
Susan Roche
John Rosenwald and Ann Arbor
Lee Rossi
Mary Ellen Sanger
Eric Sasson
Barbara Schaffer Bacon
Annette Schiebout
Johnna Schmidt
Linda Schwartz
Tanya Senanayake
Charles Shepherd
Ramona Sheppard
Marielle Sheridan
Lynn Shoemaker
Peggy Simmons
Myra W. Sklarew
Clinton Smith
Meghan Smith
Monica Smith
Bonnie Stanard
Jodee Stanley
Consuelo Staton
Lee Stern
Jody Stewart
Vega Subramaniam
Malik Thompson
Arielle Trager
Melissa Tuckey and Dave Phillips
Pamela Uschuk
Lori Vail
Emily Vizzo
Elizabeth Volk
Linda Voss
Roxanne Ward
Isha Weerasinghe
Jeffrey Weiser
Abigail Weiss and Wayne Shulmister
Edward Werstein
Sasha West
Paula Whyman
Adrienne Wichard-Edds
Ann Wilcox
Sarah Williams
Wayne Williams
Rodney Wittwer
​Jorge Wong-Valle and Burgi Zenhaeusern
Miriam Zanders
Martine Zundmanis

Special thanks to these generous donors of goods & services:

Arts Club of Washington
Beltway Poetry Quarterly
Big Bear Cafe
DC Life Magazine
Kristin Adair Photography
Kundiman
Lambda Literary
Petworth Citizen
Skies The Limit Entertainment
United by Love Design
Upshur Street Books  
VONA/Voices