Poetry Center Digital Archive
Poetry Center Digital Archive makes available significant portions of early audio recordings from the Poetry Center's American Poetry Archives collection, supplemented by archival texts and images, with select video to be added by early 2012.

Digital Information Virtual Archive, based at San Francisco State University, is a web-based tool for storing, sharing, and collaborating over files and other content. DIVA also provides a growing collections area containing resources of general interest to the public, including The San Francisco Bay Area Television Archive, and Poetry Center Digital Archive.


A critical journal of innovative narrative.

Grants for the Arts
Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund (GFTA), established in 1961, is an internationally admired model of municipal funding and support of the arts and culture. Our chief goal is to promote and support the widest possible variety of arts and culture activities in the City to both visitors and residents.

National Endowment for the Arts
The National Endowment for the Arts enriches our Nation and its diverse cultural heritage by supporting works of artistic excellence, advancing learning in the arts, and strengthening the arts in communities throughout the country.

Small Press Distribution, Inc
SPD gives the public access to the broad spectrum of literature published today by distributing books to bookstores, libraries, and readers.

Poetry Flash
Poetry Flash is dedicated to providing the widest possible access to poetry and literature. Unique in format and in community support, Poetry Flash is an important communication forum and vehicle for generating audience and interest in literary issues and events.

Poets & Writers
Poets & Writers, Inc. is the primary source of information, support, and guidance for creative writers. Founded in 1970, it is the nation's largest nonprofit literary organization. Our national office is located in New York City. Our California branch office is based in Los Angeles.

SF Arts Online
A comprehensive website of arts and cultural events in San Francisco.

PEN Center West
PEN Center USA, founded in 1943 and incorporated as a nonprofit association in 1981, includes membership of more than 1,400 writers includes poets, playwrights, essayists, novelists (for the original letters in the acronym, "PEN"), as well as television and screenwriters, critics, historians, editors, journalists and translators.

The California Arts Council
The California Arts Council (CAC), a state agency, was established in January 1976 to encourage artistic awareness, participation, and expression; to help independent local groups develop their own arts programs; to promote employment of artists and those skilled in crafts in the public and private sector; to provide for exhibition of artworks in public buildings throughout California; and to enlist the aid of all state agencies in the task of ensuring the fullest expression of our artistic potential.

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