Thank you to all of our community and foundation donors! Sponsors of the Guild Literary Complex support diverse, divergent, and emerging writers from all over Chicago, and shape a dynamic culture with guest authors from around the United States and the world.


Bridgeport Mind & Body
Homan Square
Wicker Park Bucktown SSA #33 (administered by WPB Chamber of Commerce)
Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and culture at The University of Chicago
University of Chicago


American Writers Museum
Brooks Permissions
City of Chicago, Rahm Emanuel Mayer
Chicago Department of Cultural Affair and Special Events
Chicago Tribune Printer’s Row Lit Fest
Creative Quadrant
Chicago Writers Association
Department of Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago
English Department at DePaul University
Eric Shropshire Photography
Greenline Cafe
Lucky Prints
Northwestern University
Omni Owl Productions
Our Miss Brooks 100
Poetry Foundation
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Sharper Dot Printing Inc.
Studio 31
Third World Press
Vanille Chicago
Writing Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago


Chicago Community Trust
CityArts grant from the City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE)
Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation
The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation (MacArthur Fund for Arts & Culture)
Illinois Arts Council (a state agency)
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s International Connections Fund
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
The Poetry Foundation


Academy of American Poets
American Writers Museum
Arena Cultural
Art against War
Barbara’s Bookstore
Beverly Arts Center
The Book Cellar
Brooks Permissions
Cave Canem
The Center on Halsted
Chicago Artists Resource (CAR)
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble
Chicago Park District
The Chicago Independent Radio Project (CHIRP)
Chicago Slam Works
Chopin Theatre
Contratiempo Magazine
DePaul Art Museum (DPAM)
Experimental Station
Four Way Books
Fulton Street Collective
Hairpin Arts Center
Instituto Cervantes of Chicago
Letras Latinas of the Institute of Latino Studies at the University of Notre Dame
La Bruquena restaurant
Lincoln Hall
Rafael CintrĂ³n Ortiz Latino Cultural Center at the University of Illinois Chicago
Rosa’s Lounge
Open Books
Printers Ball
Printers Row Lit Fest
South Side Commnity Art Center (SSCAC)
Third World Press
Tianguis Books
The University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies
University of Iowa’s International Writers Program
Voice of the City
Women & Children First
Young Chicago Authors


For information on becoming an individual or corporate sponsor call us at 1.877.394.5061 or
email us


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641 West Lake Street, Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60661

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