"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, Author
Help INKPEN bring award-winning contemporary authors to students, community read-ins and storytelling conversations.
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 in our Back-to-School partnership.
Sponsor a public school library student read-in with an author.
Sponsor a reader and writer discussion on craft and the writing journey. Your gift of $250 brings a writer to the classroom and reading supplies and books to students.
Sponsor the purchase of books for a classroom or library reading group. Your gift of $125 can purchase books for a reading group.
Sponsor a student intern. Help students discover a career in books. IKKPEN 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.
Your donation supports programming operations, book purchases, supplies, author visits to public school libraries and public libraries, training, and internships.
Help us purchase books. Our goal is to put 1,000 books in the hands of students at under-resourced public school libraries. A gift of $50 allows us to purchase books for 3 students.
INKPEN is fiscally sponsored by OYA International, a federally-recognized 501c3 nonprofit organization. All 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.
BACK-TO-SCHOOL BOOK DRIVE: 1,000 BOOKS TO 1,000 STUDENTS
Inspire a student with the gift of a book.