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Founded in 1994, WordSpace presents over 50 annual programs with poets, prose writers, songwriters, playwrights, performance artists and scholars across the broadest possible spectrum.
WordSpace is made up of working writers, artists and educators dedicated to connecting Dallas literary scene with the widest possible audience. It was founded with the determination to encourage and develop emerging local writers and performers by offering a paid honorarium. Many of these writers have gone on to receive prestigious awards and author success.
Their wide range of activities include celebrity-writer events. Performers have included Laurie Anderson, Nikki Giovanni, Sandra Bernhard, John Waters, Amy Sedaris and Dan Savage.
WordSpace sponsors an innovative Next Generation Project with annual student readings, monthly open mics, students reading in Salons alongside published writers, and free writing workshops. The WordSpace Summer Intern program host paid university students around the country.