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Anthology about ecological uncertainties by international speculative fiction authors.
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    Calque Press Supporter

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    Love nature poetry? Our Chapbook #1 includes a poem from all the poets we will publish in our first year. And you get the Tote!

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    Support diversity, support translation, and read a beautiful poetry book with a strong sense of place, by Sonia Bueno. Translation by award winning poetry translator James Womack.

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    Marian Womack is a BSFA shortlisted writer; James Womack is a prize-winning poet and a creative writing tutor on the Oxford Creative Writing MSt.

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    A critique of an English-language novel manuscript (or short story collection) of up to 100,000 words by the Calque Press editorial team (Marian Womack, James Womack); a copy of An Invite to Eternity, with your name added to the list of supporters at the back of the book; your name added to our website as a member of our community of supporters; Calque Press Nature Tote; our exclusive nature poetry chapbook; AND Aral Paperback.

    This reward will help the project to build *more* bridges, to publish *more* authors in translation, to bring a greater variety of voices into our speculative fiction community.

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