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The 215 Festival is a fiscally-sponsored nonprofit under the CultureTrust of Greater Philadelphia.
Our entire operating budget comes from tax-deductible donations, sponsorships, and grants.
Your donation will go towards compensating authors, paying for venues, and covering operating costs.
Founded in 2001, the 215 Festival showcases the vibrant talent of the literary community in Philadelphia. Past events have featured local writers such as poets Ras Mashramani, Lillian Dunn, Warren Longmire, Catie Rosemurgy, Jenn McCreary, Pattie McCarthy, Thomas Devaney, and novelists Asali Solomon, Ken Kalfus, Annie Liontas.
We have also welcomed to the city an array of the nation’s most award-winning and bestselling authors, including Jonathan Lethem, Ben Greenman, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, John Hodgman, J. Robert Lennon, Jon Ronson, Legs McNeil, Harvey Pekar, George Saunders, Sarah Vowell, Zadie Smith, Jeffrey Eugenides, Patti Smith, among many, many others.
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