THE BRIDGE: Building a Better Community for Poets

The world's first poetry network connecting student & mentor poets.
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$23,611USD
raised of $20,000 goal
118%
0 time left
This campaign started on Oct 17 and closed on November 22, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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Campaign Closed
This campaign ended on November 22, 2013
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  • $10USD
    Featured
    The Bridge

    Exclusive early invitation to join The Bridge and reserve your username before it opens to the public.

    Estimated delivery: October 2013

    22 claimed

  • $15USD
    Brooklyn Go Hard

    Previous perk + 3-pack of Brooklyn Poets wristbands in white, black & grey--not yet available in our swag store! White: "My Word I Poured" (Hart Crane) Black: "We Go Hard" (Jay-Z) Grey: "I Contain Multitudes" (Walt Whitman) Free US shipping, add $3 Canada, $5 international.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    19 claimed

  • $25USD
    Straightrazor

    1st 2 perks + admission to exclusive book-launch performance by Tony-award winning Brooklyn poet-playwright Lemon Anderson at the Irondale in Fort Greene on Nov 21 + a signed copy of his new collection of poems, Straightrazor. Free US shipping of book if unable to attend performance, add $5 Canada, $8 international.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    81 out of 200 claimed

  • $35USD
    Brooklyn Poets Tee

    1st 2 perks + Brooklyn Poets logo tee of your choice. Your choice of heather grey or asphalt grey crewneck in both men and women's cuts (S, M, L, XL). Free US shipping, add $5 Canada, $8 international.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    17 claimed

  • $40USD
    Brooklyn POets Graffiti Tee

    1st 2 perks + pre-order our new black organic Brooklyn POets graffiti tee designed by Steve Wasterval of Worstofalldesign exclusively for Brooklyn Poets (unisex crewneck 2XS, XS, S, M, L, XL). This tee is only available now through this campaign--be the first of your friends to get it! Free US shipping, add $5 Canada, $8 international.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    9 claimed

  • $45USD
    Yawp Tee

    1st 2 perks + our vintage Yawp tee. Your choice of the charcoal grey organic crewneck (unisex 2XS, XS, S, M, L, XL) or the scoop-neck women's tee in rose or ash heather (S, M, L, XL). Free US shipping, add $5 Canada, $8 international.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    5 claimed

  • $50USD
    Voyager: EARLY BIRD SPECIAL

    Special early bird perk including Straightrazor perks + Brooklyn Poets Voyager membership ($45 value / good for one year), providing free admission to our monthly Yawp (poetry workshop & open mic), $25 off individual workshop registrations, a 20% discount on all Brooklyn Poets swag, and invitations to special events. Free US shipping of perks if unable to attend Andersen's performance, add $5 Canada, $8 international.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    12 out of 100 claimed

  • $50USD
    Brooklyn Poets Baseball Tee

    1st 2 perks + our signature charcoal grey organic Brooklyn Poets baseball tee. Your choice of "Whitman #55" or "Auden #39" on the back or pre-order our new "Hart Crane #24" tee, which is only available now through this campaign! (Unisex crewneck 2XS, XS, S, M, L, XL). Free US shipping, add $5 Canada, $8 international.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    16 claimed

  • $100USD
    Bard

    Voyager perks + extra ticket and reserved seats for Lemon Andersen's performance + upgrade to Brooklyn Poets Bard membership, giving you a Brooklyn Poets tee of your choice! Free US shipping of perks if unable to attend performance, add $10 Canada, $15 international.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    12 out of 50 claimed

  • $150USD
    Lemon's Crew

    Bard perks + VIP admission for 2 to his Irondale performance with reserved balcony seats and access to lounge area with free food & drinks where you can chill with Lemon after the show. Free US shipping of perks if unable to attend performance, add $10 Canada, $15 international.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    11 out of 20 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $250USD
    Laureate

    Lemon's Crew perks + additional Brooklyn Poets tee of your choice + upgrade to Brooklyn Poets Laureate membership, entitling you to a signed book with a personalized dedication by a Brooklyn Poets faculty member of your choice. Free US shipping of perks if unable to attend performance, add $15 Canada, $20 international.

    Estimated delivery: November 2013

    10 out of 10 claimed

  • $500USD
    Genius

    Laureate perks + Brooklyn Poets Level I or II workshop of your choice in 2014 + upgrade to Brooklyn Poets Genius membership, entitling you to a museum-quality canvas print of a Brooklyn Poets B.I.G. photo of your choice. Free shipping in the US, add $30 international.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    2 out of 5 claimed

  • $1,000USD
    Big Poppa

    Genius perks + a shout-out from Lemon Andersen on stage + upgrade to Brooklyn Poets Big Poppa membership, entitling you (+1) to dinner with Lemon + acknowledgment of your contribution on The Bridge for all eternity.

    Estimated delivery: December 2013

    1 out of 3 claimed

  • $2,500USD
    J-Hova

    Big Poppa perks + free registration for 2 to the Brooklyn Poets Retreat in the Hamptons next May (includes workshops, readings, lodging, food & drinks) + upgrade to Brooklyn Poets J-Hova membership, creating a fellowship in your name sponsoring a student to take one of our workshops for free.

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    0 out of 2 claimed

  • SOLD OUT

    $5,000USD
    Kosmos

    J-Hova perks + upgrade to Brooklyn Poets Kosmos membership, entitling you (+1) to an exclusive literary walking tour of Brooklyn Bridge & Brooklyn Heights followed by a private reading and party with Lemon Anderson, Brooklyn Poets faculty members and other award-winning Brooklyn poets.

    Estimated delivery: May 2014

    1 out of 1 claimed

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