Arts Emergency

Why we love Kurt Vonnegut # 2012356!

Eight years ago, students at a U.S high school wrote to their favorite authors asking them to visit. Kurt Vonnegut was the only one who responded, writing this beautiful and humorous letter:

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A photo of Vonnegut’s letter, posted online by redditor Alxmog1.

Kurt Vonnegut’s humanity and sharp wit inspired us in the founding of Arts Emergency. Our alternative old boy network was inspired by a radical idea put forward in his semi-autobiographical and wonderfully strange sci-fi novella ‘Slapstick, or Lonesome No More!’ which explored loneliness on an individual and social scale.

Join the network HERE if you want to pass on your privilege and give a leg up to those coming through behind us in the arts, media and academia!

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