Pongo Blog

Join us at Optimism Brewing on 9/13 to meet Pongo’s Co-Executive Directors and connect with the members of this wonderful community!
Pongo is recruiting for project leaders and volunteer writing mentors. Apply today to join Pongo’s work of engaging youth in writing heartfelt poetry!
Check out the amazing poems submitted to Well-Versed - Pongo's online poetry submission program - this spring!
Check out two outstanding pieces from the 2022 winter quarter of Well-Versed: Pongo Poets Online; our online poetry submission program.
You could be the person that connects us to Pongo's future Co-Executive Director!
Here at Pongo, we’ve had the honor of welcoming an esteemed list of nationally recognized poets to our recent events, and been incredibly fortunate to be surrounded by wonderful poets on our very own staff. In honor of Women’s History Month, Pongo is proud to spotlight the poetry of the women we’ve had the privilege
Pongo's founder, Richard Gold, previews our March 25th training at the Expressive Therapies Summit, on the latest episode of the Creative Psychotherapist Podcast!
For the past decade, Pongo has been proud to present the Pongo Poetry Prize, awarded for poetry submitted through our website. Check out the 2021 award winning pieces here!
Pongo is proud to partner with the South Seattle Emerald to share the poetry of our youth writers with the wider community.
Spoken Word Artist, athlete, and Pongo-You Grow Girl! Project Lead, Kieanna Stephens-Sorn celebrates as University of Washington Seattle's Homecoming Scholar of 2021!Celebrate with her by checking out some of her awesome Spoken Word Poetry on her YouTube channel and by reading some You Grow Girl! Pongo poems which she's helped facilitate.Go Kieanna!
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