The High Emission Tour features small press writers who will pile into a car and travel up the California coast. No trees will be planted. Read more
This project was successfully funded on July 30, 2010.
About this project
Playfully poking at Flatmancrooked's Zero Emission Book Tour, the High Emission Tour features writers from Featherproof Books (Chicago) and Hobart (Champaign-Urbana) who will pile into a car in Tucson and travel up the California coast, spreading literary mayhem along the way. No trees will be planted.
Here's our dates:
Saturday, July 31 8pm – 11pm
Vermin on the Mount
with Aaron Burch, Lisa Fugard, Amelia Gray, Jess Jollett, Lindsay Hunter, Enriqu Limón, Adam Novy & Andy Roe
Sushi Performance & Visual Arts
390 Eleventh Ave FREE!
Sunday, August 1st 9-11pm
Vermin on the Mount Six-Year Anniversary
with Jillian Lauren, Aaron Burch, Amelia Gray, Lindsay Hunter & Adam Novy
The Mountain Bar
473 Gin Ling Way FREE!
Tuesday, August 3rd 9pm
The High Emission Book Tour
with Aaron Burch, Amelia Gray, Lindsay Hunter, and Reynard Seifert
853 Valencia St. FREE!
Wednesday, August 4th 7:30pm
Random Hookup: Corium + Hobart
with Aaron Burch, Lauren Becker, Amelia Gray, Andrea Kneeland, Greg Gerke, and Adam Novy
3223 Mission at Valencia St FREE!
Thursday, August 5
Burch & Gray with Flatmancrooked PubQuiz
with Aaron Burch and Amelia Gray
Pangaea Cafe, 7pm FREE!
Wednesday, August 11
Powhaus Productions Presents Lit!
Rialto Theatre, 7pm
with Spork Press
318 E. Congress St. $3
Here's our expense breakdown:
Rental: Ford Focus from Budget Rent-A-Car
$274 total rental
Gas mileage: Calculated by AAA
$71 Tucson to San Deigo
$93 San Diego to San Francisco
$39 San Francisco to Reno
$172 Reno to Tucson (holy crow)
$375 total gas
$14.50 x2 via USPS
$ 29 total shipping
GRAND TOTAL: $678
What this Kickstarter does NOT fund:
* Individual airfare to Tucson
* McDonalds cheeseburger
* Jug of whiskey
* Lodging (we're sleeping on floors)
* CD single of "California Gurls"
Soundtrack: Ahaa Records Beat Tape (Kore One)
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
Pledge $2 or more
DADDY'S: Signed special edition mini-book of Lindsay Hunter's Daddy's.
Pledge $3 or more
WISH YOU WERE HERE: Drunken road-text. Potentially incriminating.
Pledge $4 or more
SAND PACK: Fresh sand from the California coast, put into an envelope and mailed to your house. Probably like a tablespoon of sand. I don't know what will happen
Pledge $5 or more
WISH YOU WERE HERE, JERK: Postcard from the road, gathered from authentic road truck stop. Please specify "contemplative" or "threatening" tone.
Pledge $10 or more
PICS OR IT DID NOT HAPPEN: Polaroid from the road with heartfelt missive, mailed to address of your choosing.
Pledge $20 or more
WORDS: Receive one signed book of your choice: How to Take Yourself Apart, How to Make Yourself Anew (Aaron Burch), AM/PM (Amelia Gray), Avian Gospels (book I) (Adam Novy), or Hobart 11, plus special edition mini-book of Lindsay Hunter's Daddy's and your choice of communication while we're on the road.
Pledge $25 or more
GUEST BONUS: SPORK pick one of five current Spork chapbooks to have for your very own. Dan Beachy-Quick "Overtakelessness" Gordon Massman "Core Sample" Drew Krewer "Ars Warholica" Zachary Schomburg "From The Fjords" or Jake Levine "The Threshold of Erasure""
Pledge $35 or more
ALL I GOT WAS THIS CRAPPY T-SHIRT: Signed book of your choice, special edition Daddy's mini-book, plus T-shirt from the road. Something purchased at a gas station, roadside stand, or from the back of a van. Potentially incriminating. Please specify size.
Pledge $40 or more
ULTIMATE WORDS: All books, signed (How to Take Yourself Apart, How to Make Yourself Anew (Aaron Burch), AM/PM (Amelia Gray), Avian Gospels (book I) (Adam Novy), and Hobart 11, plus special edition mini-book of Lindsay Hunter's Daddy's and your choice of communication from the road.
Pledge $50 or more
PERSONALIZED RUNNINGMAN: You will receive a personalized runningman via video. Nobody else will be able to see this runningman but you.
Pledge $500 or more
PERSONAL TOUR: We will hold a reading in your house, reading stories we never read. We will observe your animals and drink your Shasta. Open only to residents of CA/NV/AZ.
- (7 days)