As we would like to keep the events free or at minimal cost to the public, we seek sponsors to help cover our promotional and venue costs. Additionally, we hope to compensate some of our poets and panelists, many of whom are distinguished professors, poets, and friends of Stanford traveling from afar. Charitable sponsorships start at $100, tax deductible through Lost Roads Publishers, a non-profit organization, founded by Frank Stanford in Fayetteville in 1976. Sponsors of $300 or more will be recognized for helping to bring figures of historical literary significance to the event. Sponsors will be recognized in printed and electronic promotional material and websites, as well as verbally at each event during the festival. We will also recognize sponsors in a commemorative festival program designed by Cannibal Books, a book arts literary publisher, and will give as thanks a commemorative letterpressed broadside of Frank Stanford’s poem “Indeed,” a collaborative effort between Lost Roads Publishers, Cannibal Books, and Effing Press (of Austin, Texas).
The Programs in Creative Writing & Translation at the University of Arkansas
The Dickson Street Bookshop
Four Square Fine Arts Gallery