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The Peter Clark Legacy of Literacy Match

In memory of her father, Literary Society President Ellen Brown is providing a dollar-for-dollar matching gift up to $10,000. Please consider making a tribute gift in honor of someone who ignited your passion for reading while supporting the volunteer-driven operations and infrastructure that underpin our meaningful author events, enrich member experience, and sustain grantmaking.

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Our generous members allowed us to grant $56,825 to nonprofit literacy programs in arizona last spring!

ABOUT THE LITERARY SOCIETY OF THE SOUTHWEST

Since its inception in 2005, the Literary Society of the Southwest has sparked unique connections with accomplished authors through member luncheons and engaging book discussions. The Literary Society shines as a premier membership forum for knowledge, appreciation and promotion of contemporary literature.  As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Literary Society promotes literacy and  provides grants to community organizations with literacy missions.

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We look forward to your attendance at the in-person luncheons and presentations.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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"It's so nice to see the dedication and hard work of our volunteers, growing the Literary Society to a successful organization attracting great authors and giving to others! I have been in leadership roles for non-profits and know what it takes. I want my gift to go the distance."

- Linda Meece, Member

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mark your calendars for the 2023-2024 Season event dates below! Download the 2023-2024 Schedule of Authors here.

March 12-15, 2024

Hernan Diaz, Trust


April 16-19, 2024

Maggie O'Farrell, The Marriage Portrait


Luncheon Schedule

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Tuesdays in Phoenix

Wednesdays in Scottsdale

Thursdays in Tucson

Fridays in Phoenix

Luncheon Fees are Non-Refundable and Non-Transferable


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Special Thanks to our SPONSOrs

2023/2024 Presenting Contemporary Literature Sponsor  •  $20,000

The Unterberger Memorial Gift in honor of Roberta Unterberger Pilcher


Champion of Literacy Sponsors  •  $10,000

Ellen Katz     •     Northern Trust    •    Miriam Sukhman

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