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The Ruth Stone Foundation

This House is Made of Poetry

Established in 2013, The Foundation serves to fulfill Ruth Stone’s wish that her physical and literary estate would be used for the furthering of poetry and the creative arts. It was created not only to nurture contemporary poetry and art in its many forms, but also to cultivate and celebrate the works and legacy of the poet herself.

The Foundation seeks to provide poets and artists time, space, and opportunities to create new work and share it with a wider audience. This is accomplished through The Foundation’s small-press publishing house, the Next Galaxy Poetry Initiative (a writers’ retreat and haven, located in Ruth Stone’s house in Goshen, Vermont) and other programming in New York City. Compelled by Ruth Stone’s life and work, The Foundation seeks to support under-privileged artists and stand for a literary community that values all voices.

Sponsorship is inactive or expired. Fractured Atlas cannot accept donations for the purposes of The Ruth Stone Foundation at this time.
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$20 or more » Chum

20 dollars goes a LONG way to helping us survive. We deeply appreciate your generosity.

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$50 or more » Buddy

Your gift of $50 makes a world of difference. THANK YOU.

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$100 or more » BENEFACTORS

Your gift of $100 will help us in the crucial first stages of restoring poet Ruth Stone's house in Goshen, Vermont from disrepair, in preparation to convert the estate into a writer's retreat, artist space, and historical landmark.

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$500 or more » FRIENDS

Your generous gift of $500 will be a vital aspect in restoring poet Ruth Stone's house and creating a living, thriving landmark for the future. Your contribution will launch us into the next phase of converting the estate into a writer's retreat, artist space, and historical landmark, and help us to maintain and cultivate Stone's incredible legacy. $500 donors will receive a special thank you acknowledgment on the foundation website.

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$1,000 or more » ANGELS

Your gift of 1,000 dollars will bring us giant step closer to saving this historical, literary landmark, launch us into the next phase of converting the estate into a writer's retreat, artist space, and historical landmark. Donors of 1,000 dollars will receive a rare, limited edition broadside of a Ruth Stone poem, a personal letter from the Foundation, and a special thank you acknowledgment on the foundation website.

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