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The Future of Books is Female: The Second Shelf Quarterly

A project in London, UK by A. N. Devers

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The Second Shelf is an online bookshop and quarterly publication of rare books and words by women.
Backers: 608
Average Pledge Per Backer: £53

Funded: £32,002 of £20,000
Dates: May 13th -> Jun 12th (30 days)
Project By: A. N. Devers
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Latest News

We have 24 hours left to raise our stretch goal.

June 11th - via:
We are one day away from the end of this campaign. Because of you we get to commission more women writers for our quarterly of rare books and words by women, and are on our way to meeting our stretch goal of £35,000. If we hit it we will open up our... (Read More)

Help us reach our WEEKEND STRETCH GOAL!

June 8th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

The Second Shelf is on its way!

June 6th - via:
Hello! A little under a week ago, we reached our £20,000 Kickstarter goal. We are heartened and thrilled for the support. And we hope this early support is a sign that we are on the right track with The Second Shelf -- that readers are invested in... (Read More)

By Popular Demand

May 23rd - via:
Last week we had the honor of writing about The Second Shelf and its mission at The Guardian. And had some instant demand for Bookwoman merch. We aim to please. So we have added two new perks. Additionally in our survey, our backers who have already... (Read More)

Thank You! We've Made it Halfway.

May 21st - via:
Dear Backers, Because of you, we’ve surpassed the halfway mark in only a week! I want to thank you from the depths of my basement, where I am currently sorting through stock to try and decide what goes to our first book fair as a bona fide member... (Read More)

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