Please see our “Programs” page for more information on how our CEO, a former Human Resources Manager, can assist those with financial challenges with coaching to sharpen their interviewing skills.
We had a wonderful time last October and hope you will join us again on September 26, 2020 for our fifth annual High Desert Book Festival.
Sadly, due to ongoing concerns with the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were compelled to CANCEL our 2020 HIGH DESERT BOOK FESTIVAL that was Cosponsored by Hesperia Recreation & Park District and the City of Hesperia and was to be held on SATURDAY, September 26, 2020. Please stay safe and check back with us as we make plans for a […]
We are honored to have been awarded a 2019 CAL HUMANITIES QUICK GRANT for our project Exploring the Literature of the California Desert. Workshops and lectures were held at our 2019 HIGH DESERT BOOK FESTIVAL. Other writing workshops, readings and public discussions of prose and poetry inspired by the California Desert will be held throughout 2020.
Our nonprofit is proud of our continued relationship as a Region-at-Large Partner with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards of New York City, the longest-running national recognition program for creative teens in grades 7-12. Please contact us if you would like to participate as a juror. Past Alumni from the Award’s 100-year history include Truman Capote, […]
We had a great time at the 2019 L.A.Times Festival of Books. Our nonprofit’s “Blind Date with a Book” is always a big hit! We plan to exhibit again in 2020 for this incredible book festival.
BECOME A MEMBER OF THE WORDSMITHS. BOOKS: Let’s read and critique them, write them, help each other get past writer’s block, and enjoy lectures by noted authors. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for membership information.
Our nonprofit is privileged to have had a couple of these wonderful fundraisers through Barnes & Noble, where a percentage of the sales for a given week are targeted to a specific nonprofit. We will let you know when another of these is coming up and provide you with the code to enter for purchases in store […]
Adult Literacy Training Program. EACH ONE / TEACH ONE Can there be anything more important than the ability to read? We think not. Living as a literate person is probably second only to having employment, food and shelter. And in order to successfully have those things, one’s ability to read and comprehend what you read […]