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Essential Voices: Poetry of Iran and Its Diaspora

A project in Grinnell, IA by Green Linden Press

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An anthology of 130 contemporary poets and translators from Iran and around the world.
Backers: 186
Average Pledge Per Backer: $45

Funded: $8,402 of $5,000
Dates: Jul 1st -> Aug 9th (39 days)
Project By: Green Linden Press
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We made our goal!

July 31st - via:
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Advance Praise ...

July 24th - via:
Honored to have this blurb from Porochista Khakpour, author of SICK and BROWN ALBUM: ESSAYS ON EXILE & IDENTITY:¬† "Essential Voices: Poetry of Iran and Its Diaspora¬†offers a profoundly satisfying journey into the poetic canon of my... (Read More)

Raffle ends at midnight (July 18)!

July 18th - via:
If you're thinking of contributing to our campaign, today is a great day to do so. A contribution of any amount enters you in a drawing to win a signed, letterpress broadside by Kaveh Akbar. This raffle ends today at 11:59 p.m. (Central Time U.S.).... (Read More)

We've crossed the halfway mark!

July 10th - via:
Thanks so much to everyone who has offered support for this anthology! It's heartening to know that so many of you see its importance and value. I look forward to sending the anthology and other goodies your way. Please do spread the word. If we... (Read More)

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