Write For Democracy organizes politically themed readings and other events that raise money for organizations seeking a fairer, more inclusive democracy.


Write For Democracy is an alliance of writers and artists deeply concerned about the future of our democracy. Read our biographies page for information about the readers and musicians who make our events possible. Many others have contributed, but our permanent staff includes:


Erik Stowers  

Founder and Executive Director

Lara Gudé  

Creative Director

Peter Rugh

Music Director