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Raising chickens, hoarding grain, praying like hell, armed to the teeth--a radical anthology of plans and visions for the apocalypse. Read more

Portland, OR Publishing
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Raising chickens, hoarding grain, praying like hell, armed to the teeth--a radical anthology of plans and visions for the apocalypse.

Portland, OR Publishing
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Editors/writers Ariel Gore & Jenny Forrester were talking...

See, Ariel grew up in '70s hippie California believing her home state would soon fall off into the sea and the only hope for survival was alien abduction. Jenny grew up in rural Colorado where folks armed themselves against the commies and prayed Jesus would see fit to bail them out of armageddon.

"Let's collect all those stories," one of them must have said. "All these crazy beautiful radical plans for the apocalypse."

Writers Derrick Jensen, Tomas Moniz, Dani Burlison, Vickie Fernandez and so many others offer stories from the left coast to Egypt, from the practical to the fantastic.

The result is The People's Apocalypse: Revelations, Plans, Signs, Visions, Cataclysms, Demons, Saviors...

The focus of this independently published book is on the beauty of these submissions. The book needs to be made real like the hopes and dreams of these authors who put words to living free and creative lives--off-the-grid and outside arbitrary constrictions. This book is stories and photos and a gorgeous cover; food for the soul, for the survivors.

You know you want to be a part of it...

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    17 backers

    Signed copy of The People's Apocalypse postcard & eternal love

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    Secret Ninja access to an apocalyptic-themed website where you'll find a collection of movies, literature and more for your pre-apocalypse enjoyment. Ya know, when you get together with your friends and talk about everything from sustainable living to zombies. You'll also get a postcard and eternal love.

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    2 backers

    Signed copy of the People's Apocalypse Postcard and eternal love and an Insta-story written by Ariel Gore or Jenny Forrester. You get to choose a few of the details and we'll run with it.

    Any current backer will also receive an Insta-story if they up their current pledge.

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    Signed copy of the book & a People's Apocalypse T-shirt

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    Signed copy of the book, People's Apocalypse t-shirt and publication in Unshod Quills. Dena Rash Guzman of http://unshodquills.com/ is offering a gift to backers who contribute $50 or more. She'll publish your work – five poems or two fiction pieces (3,000 word maximum) in Unshod Quills: A Pandemic Journal of Arts and Letters. She's published too many amazing writers to name. So, you'll be in for $50 or more. No rejection letter worries!

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    Signed copy of the book, T-shirt, and your name in book's acknowledgements

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    6 backers Limited (6 left of 12)

    All of the above + Catered dinner with Ariel Gore, Jenny Forrester, and other contributors in Portland, Oregon

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    2 backers Limited (6 left of 8)

    For a donation of $125, you will receive ten(10) days worth of writing prompts, along with help getting one piece of writing (up to 5,000 words) published. Your deadline will be October, 2012. You'll also receive a book, a t-shirt and your name in the book's acknowledgements.

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    1 backer Limited (9 left of 10)

    First six above + Backyard chicken seminar in Portland, Oregon with deviled eggs from Jenny's own hens and red wine from the Columbia River Gorge

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    First seven above + Online Writing Workshop with Ariel Gore in the Literary Kitchen

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    ALL of the above + guaranteed apocalypse survival or your money back

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