Welcome to the 2018 Belladonna* auction!

Note: We’ve discovered that PayPal’s “Buy It Now” button is temperamental. In order to “buy it now” please use the regular bidding button, but bid $1 above the “buy it now” price. That seems to do the trick. However, if you’re having any trouble with bidding on an item, please don’t hesitate to send a note to us at belladonna series [at] and we can facilitate on the backend. Thanks for supporting Belladonna* Collaborative!

Note about shipping: Free shipping is included on some, but not all, items. If you have questions about shipping costs, please query us before bidding. Most items can also be picked up in person from our studio in Crown Heights.

Nonprofit Consultation with Alison Meyers
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Twice nominated for a Pushcart Prize, Alison Meyers is a poet and fiction writer whose work has appeared in Common Ground Review, Connecticut ReviewFreshwater ReviewragazineStone Canoe, the anthology Gathered Light: The Poetry of Joni Mitchell’s Songs (Three O’Clock Press, 2013), and elsewhere. She is a literary arts consultant, currently leading Mentoring 101, a year-long professional development program for small and emerging NY State literary nonprofits. Previously, she served as Director of Development at the Community of Literary Magazines and Presses (CLMP), New York, NY; Executive Director of Cave Canem Foundation, Brooklyn, NY, 2006 – 2016; Poetry Director and Director of Marketing & Communications at Hill-Stead Museum, CT; and General Manager of the Oberlin Consumers Co-op, OH. For many years, she owned and managed Everyday Books & Café, a Connecticut-based indie bookstore.

Meyers offers the winner 4 hrs consultation for a nonprofit organization: board development, capacity building, leadership transition, fundraising, finances or another topic, available as of 01/03/2019.