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GAL is an online magazine that connects and empowers women through literary interviews, book recommendations, and events.
GAL is an online magazine that connects and empowers women through literary interviews, book recommendations, and events.
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    Obey Library Rules hand drawn sticker

    Be part of the GAL team with your official sticker. Put it anywhere and everywhere!

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    Bookmark and Thank You

    Are you ruining your books because you turn the page corners down? Receive your very own original GAL designed bookmark to save your books from aches and pains! You'll also receive a hand written thank you note from GAL's co-founders on pretty paper.

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    Original GAL Poster & Bookmark

    Keep a beautifully designed poster with our top rated book recommendations framed above your desk to remind you of what books to read. You'll also receive a bookmark.

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    GAL tote bag, poster, & bookmark

    Made in the USA canvas tote bag with GAL's logo and motto screen printed on both sides. Tucked inside the tote is a bookmark to help you remember what page you're on. We'll also include our broadsheet poster/recommendations & thank-you note expressing our gratitude (and maybe a line or two from a poem!).

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    GAL baseball hat, poster, & bookmark,

    Keep your face in the shade and show your support for books when you choose this reward. We'll also send you an original GAL bookmark, recommendations poster, and thank-you card.

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    GAL t-shirt and bookmark.

    Let everyone know whose team you're on (the book loving team, duh) whenever you don your original GAL tee.

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    GAL COMBO #2

    Made in the USA canvas tote bag with GAL's logo and motto screen printed on both sides. You also get a 'bookish AF' hat to keep yours eyes shielded while reading in the summer sun. Tucked inside the tote is a bookmark to help you remember what page you're on. We'll also include our broadsheet poster/recommendations & thank-you note expressing our gratitude (and maybe a line or two from a poem!).

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    GAL t-shirt, hat, and tote bag.

    Pledge your allegiance to reading with this bundle of treats. BOOKISH AF: It's the right kind of attitude to have, both in and out of the library.

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    Julie Houts GAL Exclusive Print

    Pledge $100 and receive one of 50 limited edition prints featuring an illustration by Julie Houts! Each 11X14" piece is printed on archival white paper.

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    Food to Fiction Tickets (2)

    A feast for your stomach and your soul. Literary themed dinner party tickets for you and a friend. Food, swag, and all things Food to Fiction included. $200 value! NYC or LA only (for right now).

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    Original watercolor book portrait.

    Receive an original 9 x 12" watercolor painting featuring the cover of your favorite book! You pick the book you'd like a portrait of. Makes a wonderful hostess gift, too. Paintings by GAL co-founder, artist, and illustrator Payton Turner.

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    Your work featured on GAL

    Your advertisement will be featured for 3 months on the front page of our website which receives thousands of views per month. Subject to editorial approval.

    Includes:
    • One 125x125 Advertisement
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    Masthead Credit

    You will be credited on our About Page as a Founding Partner of GAL, eligible for early bird pricing event tickets, given all the swag, and will be the first to know when an event or project is about to launch!

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    GAL curated bookshelf

    We will work with you directly based on your interests and curate a shelf with recommendations that suit your interests! Whether it's based on time of year, all seasons, mood, an array of all of these or none of these, we will work with you and publishers to get you the newest / latest / greatest books that will feed your mind. You will also receive a tote bag, t-shirt, and hat.

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    Private Food to Fiction Dinner

    We will do all the heavy lifting to create a customized literary dinner for you and up to 10 guests. The dinner concept and execution will revolve around a theme that we decide upon together.
    We will take care of:
    • The Chef
    • Location
    • Theme
    • Making sure all guests leave with:
    a book specific to the theme, all GAL swag tucked in our large tote bag, along with a book portrait customized to the theme.

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    See your BFF featured on GAL!

    Do you know a super reader who would love to shine as one of GAL's interview stars? Surprise her with this gift. Or, nominate yourself!

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