Dos Gatos Press
A nonprofit, tax-exempt corporation organized for literary and educational purposes, Dos Gatos Press seeks to make poetry more widely available to the reading public and to support writers of poetry—especially in Texas and the Southwest. Scott Wiggerman and David Meischen founded Dos Gatos Press in 2004. Dos Gatos Press has published the Texas Poetry Calendar annually since 2006.
League of Canadian Poets
The League of Canadian Poets is the professional organization for established and emerging Canadian poets. Founded in 1966 to nurture the advancement of poetry in Canada, and the promotion of the interests of poets, it now comprises some 700 members. The League serves the poetry community and promotes a high level of professional achievement through events, networking, projects, publications, mentoring and awards.
WordFest-Waco Cultural Arts Fest
WordFest is a ‘festival within a festival’ offering an exciting variety of events for written & spoken-word artists of all ages, styles, languages, genres, and levels. Our vision is to produce a rich selection of programs affording festival attendees to participate in three ways:
•to hear poetry during author readings, open mics, panel discussions, and performances;
•to practice the craft of poetry through writing workshops;
•to speak/share works aloud bringing words from the page to the stage via open mics, featured readings, and round-table sharing during workshops.
All WordFest events are FREE and open to the public of all ages.
Writers League of Texas
For more than three decades, the Writers' League of Texas has been supporting writers across Texas - at all stages of their careers - with education, information, and networking opportunities centered around the craft, business, and community of writing.