"Our humanity is enhanced and our eyes are pried open as we explore the many worlds reading invites us to enter. Critical thinking and the ability to absorb a range of information are honed through reading and the journey it takes us on is one that lasts a lifetime."
- Sabihya Prince
Help INKPEN bring award-winning authors to student and community Read-Ins at libraries.
Sponsor a book donation drive to collect books for students.
Open your auditorium, meeting space, classroom, reading room to INKPEN for community read-ins or author-student readings and workshops.
If you are a writer, join INKPEN in presenting Read-Ins and conversations with youth in high school libraries.
If you are a publisher, book seller, or educator, donate books to INKPEN for students and school libraries.
Sponsor a public school library student read-in with an author.
Sponsor a reader and writer discussion on craft and the writing journey.
Let your gift bring a writer to a classroom and donates reading supplies and books to students.
Sponsor the purchase of books for a classroom or library reading group.
Sponsor a student intern. Help students discover a career in books. INKPEN believes in mentoring and internship to train the next generation. INKPEN internships will offer youth the chance to gain experience in the administration and operations of a literary arts program. Skills-building opportunities can inspire a career in book selling and promotion, community outreach, education and library science.
Help us purchase books. Our goal is to put 1,000 books in the hands of students at under-resourced public school libraries.
Your donation supports programming operations, book purchases, supplies, author visits to public school libraries and public libraries, training, and internships.
Donations submitted to INKPEN will be received, processed, and confirmed by OYA International.
After you click the donor link, be sure to designate your gift to INKPEN.
"I support and give to INKPEN because the organization is increasing access to books that highlight Black stories and the literary contributions of Black authors to society, in addition to offering opportunity for all of us to engage with the authors themselves."
- Sabrina Curtis
BACK-TO-SCHOOL BOOK DRIVE: BOOKS TO STUDENTS
Inspire a student with the gift of a book.