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Yusef Komunyakaa, Mary Jo Bang, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Denise Duhamel: in all, 16 brilliant poets offer folios for our times.
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    Broadside of Jimmy Baca Santiago Poem

    Before publication of "Four Quartets" you'll receive a beautifully designed, digital (downloadable) broadside of a "Four Quartets" poem by Jimmy Santiago Baca. Sharable with friend, family, and anyone else!

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    Sneak Peek Package!

    A downloadable recording of a conversation between two of our "Four Quartets" contributors read by the poets in their own voices.

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    • Downloadable conversation between Four Quartets contributors
    • A Tupelo Press authors and staff "must-read" list.
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    Four Quartets, the book, is yours!

    Get "Four Quartets," the anthology, in a beautifully designed and elegantly produced paper bound edition, 250 pages, printed on gorgeous paper, beautifully bound, with "French flaps." Includes sixteen 12-page folios of poetry, contributed by our 16 brilliant poets. Also includes an unforgettable photo essay by distinguished photographer B.A. Van Sise.

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    Four Quartets + 2nd Tupelo Press Title!

    Get "Four Quartets" the book in a beautiful paper bound edition, plus any other Tupelo Press title of your choice from the Tupelo Press catalog, or even reserve a forthcoming book! We'll send you the catalog; you'll let us know your choice.

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    • Additional Tupelo Press Book
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
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    "Four Quartets" plus 2 Tupelo Titles!

    Get "Four Quartets," the anthology, in a beautiful paper bound edition, plus any 2 additional Tupelo Press titles of your choice from our catalog, or you may reserve your copies of forthcoming Tupelo books! We'll send you our catalog, you'll let us know your choices.

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    • Four Quartets, the physical book
    • Two additional Tupelo Press Books
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
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    • A Tupelo Press authors and staff "must-read" list.
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    "Four Quartets" + Letterpress Broadside!

    You get the book, of course, but also have your choice of one of four original letterpress edition broadsides, each with a hand-carved woodcut. Choose among: Maggie Smith's "Good Bones," Ilya Kaminsky's "Author's Prayer," Aimee Nezhukumatathil's "The Ghost-Fish Postcards," or Michael Chitwood's "The Clatter of Aluminum Ladders." Each broadside designed and printed by letterpress master Josef Beery of Charlottesville, VA.

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    • Limited Edition Letterpress Broadside
    • Four Quartets, the physical book
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
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    One Year Subscription to Tupelo Press!

    Receive a full, one-year, subscription to all 2021 Tupelo Press books. About 14 books, that's a copy of every single book we publish in the calendar year 2021!

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    • Subscription to all 2021 Tupelo Press Books
    • Limited collector's edition of Four Quartets
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
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    Fire Art plus Four Quartets!

    A one-of-a-kind wood-burning piece (fire art) by accomplished fire artist Jacob Valenti. Your choice of one of several phrases specially selected from "Four Quartets," or the Tupelo logo. Jacob Valenti will ask what you'd like to have and design it specially for you!

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    • Limited collector's edition of Four Quartets
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    Autographed Contributors' Library!

    We'll send you an assortment of autographed books assembled from the personal libraries of our Four Quartets contributors (10 books).

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    • Limited collector's edition of Four Quartets
    • Exclusive invitation to the online launch and reading!
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    Printed Acknowledgment in Four Quartets!

    Your generous backing acknowledged by name with personal thanks printed on the copyright page in each and every copy of "Four Quartets," and "Four Quartets," the anthology itself, in a beautifully bound and printed, limited hard copy edition.

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    • Limited collector's edition of "Four Quartets"
    • Exclusive invitation to the online launch and reading!
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
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    Shelter-in-Art Honors!

    We'll send you a basked filled with exciting rewards, including having your generous donation acknowledged by name with personal thanks printed on the copyright page in every copy of "Four Quartets."

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    • Limited collector's edition of Four Quartets
    • Signed and framed photograph by Rachel Eliza Griffiths
    • Exclusive invitation to the online launch and reading!
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
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    Join a Tupelo Online Writing Conference!

    You and a friend of your choice are invited to participate in any online Tupelo Press (Zoom) writing conference or workshop you choose, led by Jeffrey Levine or Kristina Marie Darling (your choice). You'll have a full 18 months to make your selection!

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    • Personal thanks printed in every copy of Four Quartets
    • Limited collector's edition of Four Quartets
    • Exclusive invitation to the online launch and reading!
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
    • Downloadable conversation between Four Quartets contributors
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    Individual Manuscript Consultation!

    Receive a full-length individual manuscript review & consultation (poetry or prose) with your choice of either Jeffrey Levine, Publisher & Artistic Director of Tupelo Press, or Kristina Marie Darling, Editor-in-Chief of Tupelo Press and Tupelo Quarterly. Your manuscript will be thoroughly reviewed and annotated, and you will have a one-hour telephone or Zoom consultation, scheduled at your convenience.

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    • Limited collector's edition of Four Quartets
    • Exclusive invitation to the online launch and reading!
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
    • Downloadable conversation between Four Quartets contributors
    • A Tupelo Press authors and staff "must-read" list.
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    One-Week Writing Residency at MASS MoCA

    Enjoy a one-week residency in your own private Artist's Studio at the world famous Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art in North Adams, MA, including housing and one meal per day. Come with full free museum privileges and a discount at the restaurant and gift shop. Since Tupelo Press also resides in North Adams, you'll be offered a tour of Tupelo Press and lunch with Jeffrey Levine. You'll have 18 months to choose your week!

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    • Personal thanks printed in every copy of Four Quartets
    • Limited collector's edition of Four Quartets
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    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
    • Downloadable conversation between Four Quartets contributors
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    Shelter-in-Art Grand Honors!

    An overflowing gift basket, includes invitation to a Tupelo writing conference for you and a friend, good for 18 months, a 2021 Tupelo Press Subscription (13 books), Collector's (hard copy) edition of "Four Quartets," and more!

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    • Personal thanks printed in every copy of Four Quartets
    • Limited collector's edition of "Four Quartets"
    • Admission to a Tupelo writing conference for you and a friend.
    • Subscription to all 2021 Tupelo Press Books!
    • Exclusive invitation to the online launch and reading!
    • Signed and framed photograph by Rachel Eliza Griffiths.
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
    • Downloadable conversation between Four Quartets contributors
    • A Tupelo Press authors and staff "must-read" list.
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    Tupelo Press Library of Books!

    We'll send you a generous library, consisting of thirty (30) Tupelo Press titles of your choosing! We'll send you a catalog and you'll tell us which books you'd like to unwrap. You'll also get a 2021 subscription to Tupelo Press books, so that's a 43 book library!

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    • Subscription to all 2021 Tupelo Press Books!
    • Personal thanks printed in every copy of Four Quartets
    • Limited collector's edition of "Four Quartets"
    • Exclusive invitation to the online launch and reading!
    • A digital broadside of a Jimmy Santiago Baca Poem
    • Downloadable conversation between Four Quartets contributors
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