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Fifteen voices of social, humanitarian, development and peace workers working in their native country or region

Digital

21 pledges

E-book edition and your name in the back of the book

Hardback

28 pledges

1st edition hardback, ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Collectable

10 pledges

A special, first edition hardback, signed by the editor and writing advisor, plus the ebook edition and your name in the back of the book

Dedicated edition

3 pledges

A hardback edition of the book, your name at the back of the book, and a personal, handwritten message by the editor and writing advisor thanking you for your contribution in the front of the book

Give a book

1 pledge

One hardback edition for you, and your name in the back of the book. With this package you also enable us and PEN International to donate one hardback copy of the book to an imprisoned writer or reader who would not otherwise have access to it.

A book and a keepsake

9 pledges

A small surprise keepsake directly from one of our writers´ countries (e.g. a key ring or bracelet), plus everything at the Collectable level.

Read and eat

3 pledges

A recipe for one of our writers´ favourite traditional meals from their home country, plus everything at the Collectable level.

Read with friends

3 pledges

Three special, first edition hardbacks, signed by the editor and writing advisor, plus three ebook editions and up to three names in the back of the book.
Free postage (UK only)

Skype chat with the editor and a member of the team

1 pledge

A 45-minute Skype chat with the editor and another team member, plus everything at the Collectable level.
Only three available

Skype chat with a writer

1 pledge

A 45-minute skype chat with one of our writers (availability, time differences, language issues and connectivity will determine the selection of the writer), plus everything at the Collectable level.
Only three available

Book group - silver

7 pledges

Twelve first edition copies of the hardback for members of your group, plus twelve copies of the ebook.

Personalised city tour, Turin

Three-hour personal city tour of Turin with our writing advisor, Catherine Banner (date and time to be determined with Catherine depending on availability; all entrance fees, transport costs and other expenses excluded) - plus everything at the Collectable level.
Only two available

Personalised city tour, Nairobi

Three-hour personal city tour of Nairobi with our Regional Contact for Africa, Sheila Chepkoech (date and time to be determined with Sheila depending on availability; all entrance fees, transport costs and other expenses excluded) - plus everything at the Collectable level.
Only two available

Personalised city tour, Paris

A three-hour personal city tour of Paris with our Regional Contact for Asia and West Africa, Anouck Teiller (date and time to be determined with Anouck depending on availability; all entrance fees, transport costs and other expenses excluded) - plus everything at the Collectable level.
Only two available

Personal writing workshop with Catherine Banner

A critique of the first ten pages of your manuscript (fiction or memoir) along with a 45-minute Skype session with our writing advisor, Catherine Banner, a professional writer who works with Penguin Random House and whose work is translated into 22 languages, as well as a member of PEN Writers’ Circle - plus everything in the Collectable level. Postage free (UK only).
Only three available

Book group - gold

12 signed hardback editions, postage free (UK only), plus a personal message to your book group by the editor, and a personalised list of questions and themes tailored to your book group, or a story/theme of your choice

Special schools package

1 pledge

Twenty hardback copies of the book, plus your name and your school's name in the back of the book and a forty-five minute discussion with one of our writers or team, via Skype, for your class.
Free postage (UK only)

Super friend

Your name listed in a special section at the top of the supporters list at the back of the book, plus everything at the Collectable level. Postage free (UK only).
Only ten available

Patron

Your name or your organisation's name printed on its own special page at the front of the book as the book's patron. Plus ten signed copies of the hardback and ten copies of the ebook.
Postage free (UK only).
Only five available