Inprint Annual Fund


The easiest way to help is to contribute to Inprint’s Annual Fund. Donations are tax-deductible and provide critical operating support. Donations can also be made in honor or in memory of an individual or event. In appreciation of your support, we offer the following gifts at the different giving levels. Thank you!

NOBEL PRIZE
$5,000+
Books by all the authors in the 2022/2023 Inprint season
(signed, when possible) PLUS ALL BENEFITS BELOW

BOOKER PRIZE
$2,000-4,999
Invitation for two to a reception on February 26, 2023, at a private home with celebrated poet, Guggenheim Foundation President, and Inprint Advisory Council member Edward Hirsch, with his new book The Heart of American Poetry PLUS ALL BENEFITS BELOW

MACARTHUR FELLOW
$1,000-1,999
A personalized poem written by an Inprint Poetry Busker on the theme of your choice (in English or Spanish) PLUS ALL BENEFITS BELOW

PULITZER PRIZE
$500-999
A signed copy of The Dream Builders, the new debut novel by Oindrila Mukherjee, winner of the Inprint Hobby Prize and recipient of an Inprint Brown Foundation Fellowship PLUS ALL BENEFITS BELOW

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
$250-499
Invitation for two to happy hour with current U. S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón, in advance of her Inprint Margarett Root Brown Reading Series appearance on March 6, 2023 PLUS ALL BENEFITS BELOW

BESTSELLER
$100-249
A limited-edition 40th anniversary Inprint tote bag and recognition on 2022/2023 Inprint Brown Reading Series event programs PLUS BENEFIT BELOW

MANUSCRIPT
Under $100
Recognition on the Inprint website

Special thanks to the supporters of the 2022-2023 Inprint Annual Fund

This list includes gifts received through December 5, 2022.

NOBEL PRIZE
Karen and Mike Brisch
Bettie Cartwright
Consuelo Duroc-Danner
Lori Gallagher and Curtis Huff
Nicole and Evan H. Katz
Mark Wawro and Melanie Gray

BOOKER PRIZE
Candace Baggett and Ron Restrepo
Katharine Barthelme and Shane Frank
Suzann and Travis Broesche
Sarah and Will Choi
Gwendolyn Dawson and Ba Nguyen
Gulchin A. Ergun and Matthew A. McBride
Jeff and Kristina Fort
William Hsieh
Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen
Sabria and Kevin Lewis
Nancy McGregor and Neal Manne, in honor of Mary S Dawson

MACARTHUR FELLOW
Robin Angly and Miles Smith
Karen and Charlie Baughn
Heather Brown
Chris Bryan and Trey Peacock, in honor of Mary S Dawson
Laura Calaway
Miquel Correll
Liz and Steve Crowell
Mark Deaton and Brad Telford
Susie and Joe Dilg
Jenny Elkins, in honor of Mary S Dawson
Brooke and Dan Feather
Eleanor and Dan Gilbane
Marc Grossberg
Matt Henneman
Sissy and Denny Kempner
Caroline Kerr and Andy Lusk
Pat Lasher and Richard Jacobs
Franci Neely

PULITZER PRIZE
Alyne Assunto, in honor of Torie Ludwin
Mary and Marcel Barone
Ellen and Michael Brottman
Grace and Jason Chan, in memory of Sophia Chi
Katy Emde
Rick Evans and Katie Padden
Cece and Mack Fowler, in memory of C. Glenn Cambor and Karl Killian
Rachel and Bud Frazier
Madeleine Callery Hussey, in memory of Marion Barthelme
Isabelle and Eric Mayer
Una and Eamonn Quigley
Michelle and Rishi Varma

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD
Melanie and Matt Bell
Carolyn Russell Brock and Glen Brock
Nancy Dunlap
Sheryl Kolasinski
Carolyn Loos
Rose Ann Medlin and Bill Joor
Patti Melcher
Fairfax and Risher Randall, in memory of Margarett Root Brown
Shirley Rose
Docia and John Rudley
Frank Rynd
Nancy Thompson
Marcia West and Ron Lewis

BESTSELLER
Sherry Adams and Walter Johns
Leta and David Barry
Robin and Dick Brooks
Carrie Cameron
Lucia Charry
Diana Garza and Peter McLaughlin
Hilda Gentry
James Howard Gibbons
Nonya and Jonathan Grenader
Susan and Robert Hawkins
Helen and Bill Monroe
Sally and Charles Roberts, in memory of Susan Hilary Roberts
The Sanford Family, in honor of Mary S Dawson
Ellie and Jon Totz
Sara and Dayton Voorhees
Kate Martin Williams

MANUSCRIPT
Tonnie Beck
Ingrid O. Bond
Mark Dostert
Cathy Coers Frank
Francesca Fuchs
Lauren Gray, in honor of Mary S Dawson
Mary Marks Guillory
Dorcas Hand
Justin Lee
Alice McCarthy
Paulette Norman
Susan Snider Osterberg
Juan R. Palomo
Neal Sarkar
Madison Woodward

To see a list of our generous 2021-2022 Annual Fund Donors, click here.

Other ways to help

Attend the Inprint Poets & Writers Ball: Help sustain Houston’s vibrant literary arts scene by attending Inprint’s annual fundraising gala. The 2023 Inprint Poets & Writers Ball takes place on Saturday, February 4, at the River Oaks Country Club and is chaired by Michelle and Rishi Varma. For underwriting opportunities and more information, click here.

Participate in the Randall’s Good Neighbor Program: For every purchase you make at Randalls, Inprint will receive a donation equivalent to 1% of your total purchase at no additional cost to you. Stop by the service desk at any Randalls store and have your Randalls Remarkable Card linked to account #1915.

Make your gift to Inprint twice as nice

Many companies will match charitable donations made by their employees. To participate, stop by your Human Resources Department for a matching gifts form and send it in along with your gift. Thank you for making your gift twice as nice!

Air Liquide America Corp.
American General American International Group Inc.
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation
Apache Corporation
Bank of America Corporation
Bechtel Group, Inc.
BHP Billiton Petroleum
BMC Industries, Inc.
Cabot Oil and Gas Corp.
Charles Schwab
Chevron/Texaco Citicorp/
CITIBank N.A.
Coca-Cola Company
Cooper Industries, Inc.
Duke Energy Corporation

Dynegy, Inc.
El Paso Energy Foundation
Entergy Power Group
EOG Resources
ExxonMobil
First Interstate Bank of Texas
FMC Foundation
Hewlett-Packard/Compaq
Home Depot
Houston Endowment, Inc.
IKON Office Solutions
J. P. Morgan Chase
Johnson Controls Inc.
Kellogg Brown & Root/Halliburton
Landmark Graphics

Marathon Oil Co.
Marsh and McLenn Companies
May Department Stores Co.
Merrill Lynch
Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc.
Northern Trust Bank of Texas
Nuevo Energy Company
PriceWaterhouseCoopers Foundation
Quanex
Royal Bank of Scotland
SBC Foundation
Shell Oil Companies
Standard Oil Co.
State Farm Companies Fdtn.
United Parcel Service
Washington Mutual Foundation
Wells Fargo & Co.