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The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library brings important discussions about loneliness and mental health issues to our 2018 programming.
The Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library brings important discussions about loneliness and mental health issues to our 2018 programming.
573 backers pledged $68,173 to help bring this project to life.

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    Thank you

    A warm thank you from us. Plus, you’ll receive early notifications about concerts, readings, and super cool Vonnegut themed SWAG, as well as, behind-the-scene updates about the progress of our move to a new building and updates on the Lonesome No More programming.

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    Digital Clan

    Be the first to receive digital stickers to show your love of Kurt and support of the Vonnegut Library. Plus you’ll receive the above.

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    Button Family

    You like buttons and we have buttons! Pledge here and receive your very own Lonesome No More Button, Vonnegut's Asterisk Button, and a digitized copy of a Kurt Vonnegut interview from the KVML archives. Plus receive everything available at the lower levels.

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    • Button Collection
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
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    Learn about Kurt

    Education is always important and KVML wants to share with you what we have recently learned about Kurt Vonnegut. Pledge here and receive exclusive access to our growing collection of online Vonnegut courses, which includes videos, panel discussions, and study guides. Plus receive everything available at the lower levels.

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    • Links to Special Videos, Panel Discussions, and Projects
    • Button Collection
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
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    Member Level

    Receive a membership to the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library with all the wonderful things that come with it, including free admission and special gift shop pricing. We will also include a Kickstarter-special Lonesome No More sticker. Plus receive everything available at the lower levels.

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    • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Membership
    • Button Collection
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
    • Links to Special Videos, Panel Discussions, and Projects
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    Wordsmith's Pledge

    Want to try your hand at a Kurt Vonnegut crossword puzzle? Our Founder and CEO, Julia Whitehead, teamed up with Mickey Maurer, an Indianapolis business and community leader who writes crossword puzzles for the New York Times, to create an electronic Vonnegut-inspired puzzle as a gift to our Kickstarter donors who contribute at this new level of $75 or more. Not only do you receive the electronic Kurt Vonnegut puzzle but you also receive a book... 50 Crossword Puzzles with Playful Narration by Mickey Maurer. The book makes a great gift or you can keep the book and the electronic Vonnegut puzzle all for yourself.

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    • Links to Special Videos, Panel Discussions, and Projects
    • Button Collection
    • Digital Stickers
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
    • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Membership
    • Vonnegut-Themed Crossword Puzzle
    • Crossword Book
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    Phone Friends

    KVML will send each backer a special Vonnegut smart phone/Tablet Background design for you to use on your trusty device. In addition, we will work with an artist and Vonnegut fan to create a new Vonnegut-themed print only available to these backers. Plus receive everything available at the lower levels.

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    • Smart Phone/Tablet Background Image
    • New Vonnegut-themed Print
    • Button Collection
    • Digital Stickers
    • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Membership
    • Links to Special Videos, Panel Discussions, and Projects
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
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    Documentary Watchers

    Thanks to our friends at WFYI, we have a limited number of director’s cut edition DVDs of their wonderful documentary, “A Writer’s Roots: Kurt Vonnegut’s Indianapolis.” See how Vonnegut’s life and writing were shaped by his upbringing in the Crossroads of America in this fabulous film by producer Kevin Finch and our local Indianapolis PBS team. You'll also receive a special 'Lonesome No More'/KVML tshirt to celebrate our love for Kurt Vonnegut. Plus receive rewards from the $5-$100 tiers.

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    • DVD of Vonnegut Documentary
    • Lonesome No More/KVML Tshirt
    • Button Collection
    • Digital Stickers
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
    • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Membership
    • New Vonnegut-themed Print
    • Smart Phone/Tablet Background Image
    • Links to Special Videos, Panel Discussions, and Projects
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    Vonnegut Friends

    We will give you your choice of a copy of The Vonnegut Encyclopedia signed by author Mac Leeds or Kurt Vonnegut Complete Stories signed by editor Dan Wakefield, each a close friend of Kurt Vonnegut for many years. Plus receive the rewards from the $5-$100 tiers.

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    • Signed Book
    • Button Collection
    • Digital Stickers
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
    • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Membership
    • New Vonnegut-themed Print
    • Smart Phone/Tablet Background Image
    • Links to Special Videos, Panel Discussions, and Projects
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    Vonnegut Fans

    Receive a free audiobook copy of one of Kurt Vonnegut's books courtesy of Vonnegut LLC. Receive a special behind-the-scenes tour of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library. We'll even pull out some archival material that we never display. Plus receive the rewards from the $5-$100 tiers. (Travel and lodging is not included in this reward.)

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    • Audiobook of a Vonneugt Work
    • Behind the Scenes Tour of KVML
    • Button Collection
    • Digital Stickers
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
    • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Membership
    • New Vonnegut-themed Print
    • Smart Phone/Tablet Background Image
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    Book Club Special

    Pledge for $1000 and receive your very own paperback collection of Kurt Vonneugt's work - all 14 books. We will even include the just-released Kurt Vonnegut Complete Stories hardback released in Sept 2017. Receive two tickets to our 2018 Night of Vonnegut on April 13, 2018. Plus receive the rewards from the $5-$100 tiers. (Travel and lodging is not included in this reward.)

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    • Vonnegut Book Collection
    • 2 Tickets to 2018 Night of Vonnegut
    • Button Collection
    • Digital Stickers
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
    • New Vonnegut-themed Print
    • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Membership
    • Smart Phone/Tablet Background Image
    • Links to Special Videos, Panel Discussions, and Projects
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    Dinner with a Vonnegut

    With this pledge, you will be able to enjoy dinner with Kurt's daughter Nanette Vonnegut in New York City. Plus receive the rewards from the $5-$100 tiers. (Travel and lodging is not included in this reward.)

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    • Dinner with Nanette Vonnegut
    • Button Collection
    • Digital Stickers
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
    • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Membership
    • New Vonnegut-themed Print
    • Smart Phone/Tablet Background Image
    • Links to Special Videos, Panel Discussions, and Projects
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    God Bless You Special

    You will receive a "walk-on, extra" role in the production of Fountainhead Films' adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's "GOD BLESS YOU, DR. KEVORKIAN." (Filming and Release date TBD). In addition, KVML will give an autographed print of Vonnegut's artwork. Plus receive the rewards from the $5-$100 tiers. (Travel and lodging is not included in this reward.)

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    • Walk on Role for God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian
    • Button Collection
    • Digital Stickers
    • Digitized Interview with Kurt Vonnegut from the KVML Archives
    • Kurt Vonnegut Museum and Library Membership
    • New Vonnegut-themed Print
    • Smart Phone/Tablet Background Image
    • Links to Special Videos, Panel Discussions, and Projects
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