The long history of the festival would be unimaginable without the support of Philadelphia’s literary community. Our very foundation is made up of volunteers who devote their time and energy to celebrating literature and its ability to enrich our lives and deepen our empathy for experiences outside our own.

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As a nonprofit, we run on donations and sponsorships. For those able, please consider making a tax-deductible donation to the festival by clicking the button to the right. All donations go towards paying our visiting authors for their time and travel.