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Quiet Lightning: Literary Mixtapes

12 free shows every year, with paid performances and free zines.

Quiet Lightning: Literary Mixtapes

12 free shows every year, with paid performances and free zines.

$6,980
pledged of $15,000pledged of $15,000 goal
115
backers
Funding Unsuccessful
The project's funding goal was not reached on Wed, October 12 2016 7:00 AM UTC +00:00
Last updated October 12, 2016
 

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    We'll thank you on social media, link to your website on our Sponsors page, include your name on a list of sponsors in every copy of sPARKLE & bLINK throughout 2017, and send you a piece of Quiet Lightning by email. If you'd like, make a request: poem, story, nonfiction, or hybrid thingie.

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    Water Under the Bridge download

    Get a download code for our feature-length film Water Under the Bridge (quietlightning.org/water-under-the-bridge/).

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    Quiet Lightning book of your choice

    Any one of our still-in-print publications: Breast Milk by Tupelo Hassman; The Sacred Text of Rosa Who is Great by Marcus Lund and Stella Peach; vitriol issue 1 or 2, plus surprise gifts of our choice (quietlightning.org/publications)

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    Framed print of sPARKLE & bLINK art

    An 18" x 24" matte print of any sPARKLE & bLINK cover art. The artist(s) of the print(s) of your choice will receive a royalty from QL, of course (quietlightning.org/sparkle-blink)

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    Illustration by Cal Tabuena-Frolli

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    Consultation with Evan Karp

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    Professional headshot by Ian Tuttle

    A one-hour headshot/portrait session at Ian’s studio in downtown San Francisco. Two retouched final images are included as full-resolution digital files (additional images available). website: www.ituttle.com

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    "Homage to Rodin" print by Akira Beard

    Printed on an 18" x 24" canvas using UV-protected archival inks, a one-of-a-kind piece by Akira Beard (akirabeard.com)

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    "Untitled" by Todd Thomas Brown

    An original 10" x 12" painting by Todd Thomas Brown (toddthomasbrown.com), "Untitled" (mixed media on canvas, 2013).

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    Chapbook PDF

    Quiet Lightning will work with you to edit and design your chapbook—or the chapbook of someone you love—plus any previous reward.

    Quiet Lightning delivers one round each of editing and design, and you receive both PDF and InDesign files. For the purposes of this reward, a chapbook is no more than 40 pages within any genre of writing. We reserve the right not to contribute to any work that champions hatred and/or ignorance.

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    sPARKLE & bLINK, 1-80

    The complete set of sPARKLE & bLINK—one copy each of our first 80 issues—spanning our first 7 years, from December 2009 - December 2016. All issues 1-40 are out of print, and will be made available as special edition reprints. Comes in an elegant, custom-made box, designed for display.

    You also get a shout-out as a supporter of Quiet Lightning in every sPARKLE & bLINK published throughout 2017.

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    Illustrated chapbook by Liz Mayorga

    Liz Mayorga (lizmayorga.com) will illustrate your chapbook. You receive up to 5 high-res digital images inspired by your writing.

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    Illustrated chapbook by C. R. Stapor

    C. R. Stapor will illustrate your chapbook. website: crstapor.tumblr.com

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    Co-produce QL special event

    In direct collaboration with QL's Executive Director, Evan Karp, organize and co-produce a Quiet Lightning special event of your own creation, plus the previous reward of your choice.

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    Chapbook series in your name

    Begin a chapbook series in your name or in the name of a loved one. Every year, Quiet Lightning will publish a chapbook in this series, which will be submission-based.

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