Who We Are

To create a community of literary artists from across the Americas to foster meaningful connections between people, culture, and the natural world.


  • Michael Spurgeon, MFA

Nominating Committee:

  • Michael Angelone, MA
  • Stuart Canton, BA
  • Jeff Knorr, MFA, MA
  • Karen Quirarte, PhD


  • Manuel Calvillo de la Garza


The Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation Center on Literary Arts supports multiple organizations that share our mission. The center does not accept unsolicited requests for partnerships.