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THE NEWTOWNER is an arts and literary magazine that celebrates creative community and the life-affirming power of the arts.
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    [Good Karma] Our heartfelt thanks, good karma from the universe, AND your name will appear on the supporters page of the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER as a Contributor.

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    [Magazine] You will receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER: An Arts and Literary Magazine, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Friend of The Newtowner.

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    [Coffee with the staff + Magazine] Meet the staff of THE NEWTOWNER magazine over coffee at a local Newtown, CT cafe. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Backer.

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    [Signed Print + Magazine] You will receive a signed 11"x14" print of any one of the first five covers of THE NEWTOWNER magazine.You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Giver.

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    [Book signed by CT Poet Laureate Dick Allen + Magazine] You will receive a copy of "Present Vanishing" (soft cover) signed by the author, CT Poet Laureate Dick Allen. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Giver.

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    [Lunch with the Editor in Chief + Magazine] You will enjoy lunch with the Editor of THE NEWTOWNER magazine at a local Newtown, CT restaurant. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as an Angel.

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    [Lunch with the Blue Pencil + Magazine] You will enjoy lunch with the THE NEWTOWNER's very own literary superhero, Wendy Wipprecht, otherwise known as The Blue Pencil, at a local Newtown, CT restaurant. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as an Angel.

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    [Framed signed cover + Magazine] You will receive a signed framed and matted print (frame 16"x20", print 11"x14") of any one of the first five covers of THE NEWTOWNER magazine. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Guardian Angel.

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    [Critique of manuscript + Magazine] You will receive a written critique of the first 3000 words of your manuscript by Associate Editor and award-winning writer Aimee Pokwatka. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Guardian Angel.

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    [Eighth Page Ad + Magazine] You will receive an eighth page advertisement for any business, organization or charity of your choice--including complimentary ad design. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Guardian Angel.

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    [Arts feature + Magazine] You will be interviewed and photographed for a feature article about how individual arts lovers are helping to support arts projects like THE NEWTOWNER via crowdfunding opportunities such as Kickstarter. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Humanitarian.

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    [Two-hour Poetry Writing Seminar + Magazine] You will attend a two hour poetry writing seminar on Sat. April 6, 2013 in Newtown, CT taught by Poetry Editor and poet Lisa Schwartz. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Humanitarian.

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    [Two-hour Fiction Writing Seminar + Magazine] You will attend a two hour fiction writing seminar on Sat. April 6, 2013 in Newtown, CT taught by Associate Editor and fiction writer Aimee Pokwatka. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Humanitarian.

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    [Two-hour Photography Workshop + Magazine] You will attend a two-hour photography workshop, on Sat. April 6, 2013 in Newtown, CT taught by Head Photographer and Art Director Darren Wagner. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Humanitarian.

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    [Three-hour Feature Writing Seminar + Magazine] You will attend a three-hour feature writing seminar on Sat. April 6, 2013 in Newtown CT taught by Editor in Chief and feature writer Georgia Monaghan. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Patron of the Arts.

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    [Quarter Page Ad + Magazine] You will receive a quarter page advertisement for any business, organization or charity of your choice--including complimentary ad design. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Patron of the Arts.

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    [Commissioned poem + Magazine] You will receive a poem written about you, a family member, or friend by Poetry Editor of THE NEWTOWNER magazine and poet Lisa Schwartz. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Patron of the Arts.

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    [Poetry Award Sponsorship + Magazine] You will be named as the sponsor of the $500 cash prize for THE NEWTOWNER's Second Annual Poetry Award in the Second Anniversary issue, on our website, and in all press releases. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Patron of the Arts.

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    [Photographic portrait session + Magazine] You will receive a photographic portrait session in Newtown, CT and a CD of images of you, or a family member or friend by Head Photographer and Art Director of THE NEWTOWNER magazine Darren Wagner. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Champion of the Arts.

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    [Online Teachers' Guide + Magazine] The staff of THE NEWTOWNER will create an online educational teachers' guide to the Second Anniversary issue for the school of your choice. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Philanthropist.

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    [Full Page Ad + Magazine] You will receive a full page advertisement for the business, organization, or the charity of your choice--including complimentary ad design. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Philanthropist.

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    [THE NEWTOWNER Experience + Magazine] You will spend one session one-on-one with each of the Editors of The Newtowner, gaining a behind-the-scenes view of the workings of an arts and literary journal. You will learn about each editor's role: how they work, what they do, and why they do it. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Philanthropist.

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    [Credit on the Masthead as a Benefactor + Magazine] Your name will appear on the Masthead of the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER as a Benefactor. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Benefactor.

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    [Magazine Signed by Wally Lamb + Magazine] You will receive a copy of the First Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER magazine signed by novelist Wally Lamb.You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Giver.

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    [Book signed by CT Poet Laureate Dick Allen + Magazine] You will receive a copy of "The Day Before" (hard cover) signed by the author, CT Poet Laureate Dick Allen. You will also receive the Second Anniversary Issue of THE NEWTOWNER, AND your name will appear on the supporters page as a Giver.

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