upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

upcoming grant deadline: 05/15/2019

Boston Gordon

Boston Gordon

Boston Gordon is a poet and writer living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They run the You Can't Kill A Poet reading series - which highlights queer and trans identified poets in Philadelphia. Boston earned their MFA in Poetry through Lesley University. They are a winner in the Free Library of Philadelphia’s inaugural Cultureshare. They have previously been published in The Fem, Bedfellows, Tinderbox, Guernica, and more. 

Founded in May of 2014, You Can't Kill A Poet is a bi-monthly reading series for queer and trans identified Philadelphia poets, writers, and performance artists to come together to share their diverse work. You Can't Kill A Poet seeks to provide a place for queer and trans individuals to share their art and have space for their stories.

APPLY FOR A

Leeway grant?

Leeway Transformation Award

The Transformation Award provides unrestricted annual awards of $15,000 to women and trans* artists and cultural producers living in greater Philadelphia who create art for social change and have done so for the past five years or more, demonstrating a long-term commitment to social change work. [read more]

deadline 05/15
Upcoming events
03/2712:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Understanding Taxes for Artists

Leeway is partnering with CultureWorks Greater Philadelphia and Vision Driven Artists for three sessions designed to help artists understand tax season!

[learn more]

03/276:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Infosession at Taller Puertorriqueño

Learn more about our grant programs and application process at this information session!

[learn more]