Support Poetry, Literacy, and Food Security. Order Crosswinds Poetry Books Today.

When you pre-order our upcoming 2022 Crosswinds Poetry Contest book, filled with 100 poems, or order any of our archived copies from previous years, you will help support poetry outreach in public libraries and underserved areas, support food security, and continue Crosswinds’ mission of widening the audience for poetry. Please consider donating or purchasing copies of our excellent poetry books today!

Below you will find the breakdown of donations to dollars spent or donated:

The Galway Kinnell Circle – Spend $15

Your purchase of a single copy of Crosswinds reserves $2.00 for our poetry and outreach initiatives in public libraries and underserved areas, provides $1.00 for Reading is Fundamental, (RIF) a national organization providing books and resources to promote literacy initiatives for the less fortunate, and $1.00 for Feeding America, a national organization supporting food banks nationwide.

The Walt Whitman Circle – Spend $30

Your purchase of two books reserves $4.00 for our poetry outreach programs, $2.00 for RIF, and $2.00 to Feeding America. Purchase one for yourself and one for your local library!  

The Emily Dickinson Circle – Spend $45

Your purchase of three books reserves $6.00 for poetry outreach programs, $3.00 for RIF, and $3.00 for Feeding America.

The Dylan Thomas Circle – Spend $90

Your purchase of six books reserves $12.00 for poetry outreach programs, $6.00 for RIF, and $6.00 for Feeding America.

The Maya Angelou Circle – Spend $150

Your purchase of ten books reserves $20.00 for poetry outreach programs,
$10.00 for RIF, and $10.00 for Feeding America.

The Robert Frost Circle – Spend $300

Your purchase of twenty books reserves $40.00 for poetry outreach programs $20.00 for RIF and $20.00 for Feeding America.