Looking for Matthew

A poignant collection of poems, an honest look at our grief from and our responsibility for the street slayings of our young people.
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$8,570USD
raised of $7,500 goal
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This campaign started on Sep 29 and closed on November 08, 2012 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on November 8, 2012
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  • $10USD
    Looking for Matthew pdf

    For a contribution of $10.00 you will receive a digital pdf of the entire manuscript

    Estimated delivery: November 2012

    13 claimed

  • $20USD
    Audio book CD and digital pdf

    For a $20.00 contribution you will receive a digital pdf of the entire manuscript and an audio book CD.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    2 out of 50 claimed

  • $25USD
    A paperback & an audio book CD

    For a $25.00 contribution you will receive a signed paperback edition and and audio book CD.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    35 out of 100 claimed

  • $50USD
    A paperback, CD & broadside

    For a $50.00 contribution you will receive a signed paperback edition and an audio book CD and an 11x6 letterpress printed and signed broadside of the original version of the poem, "My grief's companion," from 2009.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    12 out of 80 claimed

  • $100USD
    A paperback, CD & broadsides

    For a $100 contribution you will receive an autographed copy of the paperback book and the audio book CD and a set of six signed 9x12 letterpress poetic broadsides from the book: The emerald flash, Hope, My grief's companion, December's eyes, Looking for Matthew and Matthew's gift. All will be printed on 100% cotton Crane's Lettra 80lb text weight paper, presented in a protective folder.

    Estimated delivery: January 2013

    6 out of 20 claimed

  • $150USD
    A letterpress printed copy

    For a $150 contribution you will receive a signed copy of the letterpress edition of Looking for Matthew, printed on Crane's Lettra 80lb text weight 100% cotton paper with a letterpress cover printed on Bockingford gray 140lb fine art paper and an autographed audio book CD. Your name will be added to the list of contributors in the book.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

    16 out of 35 claimed

  • $250USD
    An original poem on commission

    For a $250 contribution I will write an original poem in collaboration with you on a single topic of your choice. Your name will be added to the list of contributors in the book.

    Estimated delivery: December 2012

    1 out of 4 claimed

  • $350USD
    Letterpress book & poem

    For a $350 contribution I will write an original poem in collaboration with you on a single topic of your choice. Your name will be added to the list of contributors in the book and a signed copy of the letterpress edition of Looking for Matthew, printed on Crane's Lettra 80lb text weight 100% cotton paper with a letterpress cover printed on Bockingford gray 140lb fine art paper and an autographed audio book CD. Your name will be added to the list of contributors in the book.

    Estimated delivery: February 2013

    2 out of 5 claimed

  • $500USD
    Letterpress printed & boxed

    For a $500 contribution you will receive a signed fabric covered, hardback, hand bound and boxed edition with enclosed audio book CD. Your name will be added to the list of contributors in the book.

    Estimated delivery: March 2013

    4 out of 5 claimed

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