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"The Willows Magazine" Hardcover Anthology

A project in Austin, TX by Ben Thomas

Status: Active

A hardcover anthology containing all issues of "The Willows" — plus NEW STORIES from Gemma Files, John Langan, Brian Evenson and more!
Backers: 72
Average Daily Pledges: $157
Average Pledge Per Backer: $63

Funding: $4,544 of $9,500
Dates: May 23rd -> Jun 22nd (30 days)
Project By: Ben Thomas
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Latest News

BREAKING: Neil Gaiman Has Just Endorsed "The Willows" Anthology.

June 19th - via:
Yes, I could hardly believe it myself:  Neil Gaiman — author of Good Omens, American Gods, the Sandman series, and innumerable other tales we all love — has just shared The Willows anthology with his 2.65 million followers: See the action... (Read More)

Award-Winning Author BRIAN EVENSON Writes of His Support For "The Willows" Anthology — and I Read Briefly From His Book "Last Days"

June 19th - via:
Good evening boys, ghouls, and gender-indeterminate skeletons! The past day has witnessed a flurry of activity on this Kickstarter. Our pledges have skyrocketed by a sharp 10 percent in the past 24 hours alone. In fact, a number of backers have... (Read More)

NEW STRETCH GOALS: 1) The "Lost Issue," and 2) YOU as a Character in a Story

June 17th - via:
We're down to the final four days — and I still believe we can do this. I have personally watched my friends' Kickstarter campaigns skyrocket from 30% to 100% funding in the final 72 hours alone. Of course, this will hardly be a piece of cake. But... (Read More)

Kickstarter Is Featuring "The Willows" in This Week's "Projects We Love" Newsletter!

June 13th - via:
My humblest and most profound thanks, Kickstarter! A full week still remains in our campaign — and while our prospects may seem grim at this hour, I can attest that I have personally witnessed campaigns raise $6k or more in the final 72 hours... (Read More)

We've just added an amusing FAQ section. Come peruse it!

June 12th - via:
Greetings, supporters! I dispatch this brief missive to alert you that my co-editor Skadi and I have just added a diverting little FAQ section to this Kickstarter page.  Come pay it a visit at the following link:... (Read More)

I'm helping out by backing every other Kickstarter created by a BEN!

June 8th - via:
Yep, that's right — I'm backing every BEN's  project on Kickstarter, because we BENs need to stick together.  BEN is  objectively the best name, and everyone who doesn't have it is just shit outta luck, I guess.  Let's do this!  (Read More)

Extra! Extra! The Willows' Long-Lost Co-Editor Has Reappeared to Rejoin Our Crew!

June 7th - via:
Friends — as some of you may know, The Willows magazine was far from a solo effort on my part. I was blessed to be surrounded by a ferociously loyal crew of fellow devotees to the classic weird tradition — not least of whom was my stalwart... (Read More)

New Stretch Goal AND a New Reward Tier: FREE Paperbacks at $5000, and Custom Giclee Art Prints for $80!

June 6th - via:
I awoke this morning to discover we've reached nearly 30% of our goal, with more than two weeks yet remaining in our campaign. What a splendid surprise! Even so, a long road yet remains ahead of us — and to fuel us on that journey, I have unlocked... (Read More)

We're nearly 20% there — but we need your help to get to the finish line!

May 31st - via:
Dearest supporters, let me offer a tremendous thank you to all of you who have pledged your support to this anthology. We've already raised almost 20% of our required funding in the first week alone, which means we are well on track to achieving our... (Read More)

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