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Getting Word and Bookshop.org are thrilled to partner for this year’s Getting Word fundraiser!

Getting Word is a collective of literary organizations dedicated to the cultivation and preservation of Black literature. Each Juneteenth, the Getting Word collective organizes an annual fundraiser to help them continue to support the liberatory work of Black writers.

Below, you’ll find a curated list of Black writers whose transformative work the collective has supported. 10% of proceeds from your purchase will go directly to Getting Word’s annual collective fundraiser, allowing them to continue to #FundBlackLiterature.

Code valid June 19 to July 5

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Getting Word is made of five Black literary organizations: Cave Canem, Furious Flower, The Hurston/Wright Foundation, Obsidian Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, and The Watering Hole.

To learn more about Getting Word, and to join them in the call to #FundBlackLiterature, visit their website.

Logos of Cave Canem Foundation, Furious Flower Poetry Center ,The Hurston/Wright Foundation, Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora, and The Watering Hole.