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Surcee Press is fundraising for its first hand-bound book of art and literature entitled "A New Guide to Charleston."
Surcee Press is fundraising for its first hand-bound book of art and literature entitled "A New Guide to Charleston."
96 backers pledged $4,200 to help bring this project to life.

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We at Surcee Press are in the process of creating our first book, "A New Guide to Charleston," which will serve as a contemporary directory of local, site-specific art and literature. We are binding each book by hand in an attempt to encase the work we've received as thoughtfully as it has been made. This diverse, collaborative effort intends to be a city-wide time capsule of how the residents of Charleston perceive and are influenced by their home in one of America's most storied locales. In addition to pointing readers towards Charleston's rich community of artists, "A New Guide to Charleston" will also offer a creative map of inspiring spaces in our hometown. Any donations we receive here will fund the production process of our book, including digital press color printing, all binding materials, high quality paper stock, and the peace of mind that we will make as many of these books as our nimble hands can take!

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    You will receive a heartfelt shout-out on our blog plus a virtual high five!

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    You will receive a letterpressed Surcee Press bookmark.

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    You will receive a letterpressed bookmark and a screen printed-by-hand tote bag.

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    You will receive letterpressed bookmark, screen printed tote bag, and a CD of rare releases from Charleston's finest musicians (compiled by local DJ Party Dad).

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    You will receive letterpressed bookmark, screen printed tote bag, CD and a hand bound journal as seen on the blog!

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    Pledge $200 or more About $200

    You will receive letterpressed bookmark, screen printed tote bag, CD, hand bound journal and "A New Guide to Charleston" at cost (i.e. what we paid to make it).

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    You will receive all of the above plus two free admissions to our book release party including dinner and drinks.

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    You will receive all of the above plus two free admissions to ALL Surcee Press events! Party on, Garth.

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    You are a saint. You will receive the complete package of goodies listed above AND a hand bound, hard cover publication of your own work (or an otherwise unpublished work of your choice) by Surcee Press. You are serious, we are serious. Seriously.

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