Pongo Blog

Check out our interview with Seattle Youth Poet Laureate, Mate Acuña, about his debut chapbook, "Dear Spanish."
Read our latest blog on the two year anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision in the Dobbs case.
Read our latest blog to learn more about the history of Pride Month, and opportunities to celebrate this year!
Read the latest edition of youth poems submitted to Pongo through Well-Versed, our online poetry submission program!
Read our latest blog on the invaluable role mentors play in our personal development, and join us in reflecting on the mentors you've cherished!
Read this recap of Healing Verses, Pongo's inaugural National Poetry Month celebration!
Swing by any Lil' Woody's location on 4/15 to pick up "The Pongo Burger" and support Pongo's healing poetry programming in the process!
Read our latest blog inspired by Audre Lorde’s stunning essay, “Poetry is Not a Luxury.”
Read the 2023 Pongo Poetry Prize award winning piece, along with two honorable mentions!
Read selections of poetry from these trailblazing female poets and activists!
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