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Get Lit Minute: Introducing  Nia Lewis!

Get Lit Minute: Introducing
Nia Lewis!

Get Lit Minute, our weekly podcast focusing on all-things poetry, will be back to the airwaves Monday (8/17) with a brand new host. World, meet …

Breathing Fire / July 2020

Breathing Fire / July 2020

July marks the end of Get Lit’s Fiscal Year. 2019 / 2020 will be remembered as the year the world fell apart, cracked open, …

A Review: Workshop Wednesdays

A Review: Workshop Wednesdays

At the beginning of her Workshop Wednesday class, Franny Choi asked us to reflect on a simple question: Where are you most creative?  Immediately, …

New Summer Series: Mixtape Mondays!

New Summer Series: Mixtape Mondays!

A mashup series about all things poetry…except the writing part! Learn about submitting poems, social media promotion, and more from Get Lit Staff members …

Join Us For Workshop Wednesdays All Summer

Join Us For Workshop Wednesdays All Summer

Join Get Lit every Wednesday at 2 pm PT for FREE writing workshops with award-winning Poets, including Franny Choi + Paul Tran! All ages! …

Breathing Fire / June 2020

Breathing Fire / June 2020

  Black Lives Matter. Get Lit is honored to support our young people as they demand change, using art to spark action and poetry to …

Easiest Ways To Support Get Lit: Ralph’s & Amazon Smiles

Easiest Ways To Support Get Lit: Ralph’s & Amazon Smiles

We appreciate all your donations, especially in these challenging times.  Some of you have asked if there are other ways to give and there are! If …

#BlackLivesMatter: A Statement Of Solidarity.

#BlackLivesMatter: A Statement Of Solidarity.

June 3rd, 2020 Dear Friends & Family, It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the unlawful deaths of George Floyd, David McAtee, Breonna …

The Classic Slam on KCRW!

The Classic Slam on KCRW!

Listen Here! On May 14, KCRW’s Danielle Chiriguayo interviewed Poet Virginia Villata, Venice High Teacher Hazel Witham, and Get Lit’s Executive Director Diane Luby …

Why I Rise  Poetry Contest!

Why I Rise
Poetry Contest!

CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE & SUBMIT YOUR POEMS!  If you are 13-22, we invite you to share: how has mental health impacted you, …

2020 Heart of Compassion Scholarship Applications are now Open!

2020 Heart of Compassion Scholarship Applications are now Open!

Every year, we honor late Get Lit Player Carlos Segovia by awarding a scholarship in his name. Carlos was a consistent advocate for animal …

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