Non-profit organization aiding poets in crises

Poets In Need is a non-profit organization providing emergency assistance to poets who have an established presence in the literary community as innovators in the field and a substantive body of published work. Assistance is given only in cases of current financial need that is in excess of and unrelated to the recipient´┐Żs normal economic situation and that is the result of recent emergency (due, for example, to fire, flood, eviction, or a medical crisis).

Poets In Need was founded in 2000 by Board Members Michael Rothenberg, Norman Fischer, and Leslie Scalapino. Lyn Hyjenian, Hal Bohner, and Suzi Winson.

Poets In Need is a non-profit (501(c)3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible.

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Checks should be made payable to Poets In Need and sent to

Poets In Need
PO Box 5411
Berkeley, CA 94705