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Get Lit’s Summertime announced as 2020 Sundance Feature

Get Lit’s Summertime announced as 2020 Sundance Feature

Sundance, the first festival of the New Year, has announced the featured films we will be talking about for the rest of the year …

City Lights Gala … Get Lit’s 2019 Fundraiser!

City Lights Gala … Get Lit’s 2019 Fundraiser!

Join us on Saturday, December 7 from 5:30pm-9:00pm at the Avalon for Get Lit’s annual fundraiser CITY LIGHTS! Each year, members of Get Lit’s …

2018-2019 Annual Report

2018-2019 Annual Report

Learn more about the work we’re accomplishing in our 2018-2019 Annual Report. Download the PDF

An afternoon of conversation with Jane Fonda

An afternoon of conversation with Jane Fonda

Get Lit’s Poetic Directors Fellowship was honored to present an afternoon of conversation with two time Academy Award-winning actress Jane Fonda. This inaugural event marked the …

Get Lit Receives Grant From the HFPA

Get Lit Receives Grant From the HFPA

This past Wednesday, our Head of Productions, Samuel Curtis, and Film & Media Education Coordinator, Miriam Sachs, attended the prestigious Hollywood Foreign Press Association …

Get Lit recognized as a Top-Rated Nonprofit of 2019!

Get Lit recognized as a Top-Rated Nonprofit of 2019!

In very exciting news Get Lit – Words Ignite has been acknoledged by GreatNonprofits as a 2019 top-rated nonprofit. Making the GreatNonprofits Top-Rated List …

Get Lit Poets led dozens of interactive workshops at WE RISE LA!

Get Lit Poets led dozens of interactive workshops at WE RISE LA!

Get Lit Poets led dozens of interactive workshops, conducted teen town halls, judged poetry contests, were the official hype team, spoke on panels, opened …

Insurgent Art – An intimate night of music and poetry

Insurgent Art – An intimate night of music and poetry

The merging of the Ash Grove and Get Lit was celebrated May 19th at the home of Barbara Williams. The event was both a …

Project Innovation grants Get Lit $50,000

Project Innovation grants Get Lit $50,000

We’d like to share some great news! We are proud to announce that Get Lit is a winner of The Comcast NBCUniversal Foundation’s 2019 …

Get Lit on to Better Things and Rolling Stone

Get Lit on to Better Things and Rolling Stone

Thursday, May 9th, Get Lit had a special kind of shoutout on FX. The show ‘Better Things’, created by Pamela Adlon showcased Get Lit’s …

Brave New Voices Team Auditions

Brave New Voices Team Auditions

Last Saturday, May 4th, poets from all over California auditioned for a spot on Los Angeles’ very own Brave New Voices slam team. 6 …

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