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A project in Winterville, GA by Holly Haworth

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A book to bring us back to our senses
Backers: 222
Average Pledge Per Backer: $97

Funded: $21,475 of $20,000
Dates: Apr 21st -> Jun 20th (60 days)
Project By: Holly Haworth
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Latest News

23 hours to go!!

June 19th - via:
Thank you all SO MUCH!!!!  There are just 23 hours to go! Can you share the campaign with 3 friends or colleagues? Can you increase your donation by $20? Every little bit of further support STILL HELPS me take the time away from teaching and from... (Read More)

Six days to go >>>

June 14th - via:
Hello to all 216 (!) of you who have supported the book. I am heartened and encouraged that each and every one of you believes in this project and in my writing. I am buoyed and strengthened. I am eager to continue the work of the book.  I have just... (Read More)

I've met the minimum goal!!

May 19th - via:
Everyone, thank you so much!  I've met my minimum goal! Your support truly means the world to me. I am already at work today setting up my next reporting trip. I'm making phone calls, having conversations. I'm deep in research, reading. I'm writing.... (Read More)

I'm almost to my minimum goal!

May 18th - via:
WOW, thank you so much for your support! I'm almost to my minimum fundraising goal! Deep gratitude to all of you!!!  Can you help me push it over today? ...  Here's a way:  If you've given less than $49, you can increase your donation to $49 today... (Read More)

One more note about the South Georgia cypress swamp adventure reward

May 11th - via:
Oh, I should've said, but forgot to, because I assumed you knew:  Janisse Ray's bestselling first book, Ecology of a Cracker Childhood—a book that braids her memoir of growing up in South Georgia with the natural history of the longleaf pine... (Read More)

New reward: A South Georgia Cypress Swamp Adventure

May 11th - via:
I've gone past $12,000! And I'm offering a new reward. It's a South Georgia cypress swamp adventure with my very good friend Janisse Ray. Here are the details:  It's Saturday, November 5, 2022 at George L. Smith State Park in Twin City, Georgia from... (Read More)

Thank you for the strong support! I'm halfway to my goal!

May 2nd - via:
Thank you all so much for your support! It's been beautiful to connect with readers and receive words of excitement and encouragement about my book project. I am truly buoyed and heartened.  And I'm halfway to my goal of a minimum of $20,000, so... (Read More)

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