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Want to help unpublished working class writers get into print? Join Kit de Waal and her contributors to give new writers a platform…

Digital

176 pledges

E-book plus your name in the back of the book.

Hardback

473 pledges

Limited edition hardback, e-book plus your name in the back of the book.

Signed

59 pledges

A limited edition hardback signed by Kit, an e-book and your name in the back of the book.

Working Class Reading List

41 pledges

Access to a specially curated working class reading list of books by working class writers designed by Kit to accompany the book, plus a limited edition hardback signed by Kit, an e-book and your name in the back of the book.

Common T-Shirt

26 pledges

Limited edition Common People t-shirt, a limited edition hardback signed by Kit, an e-book and your name in the back of the book.

Working Class Book Recommendation

11 pledges

A copy of a book by a working class writer chosen by Kit from her book shelf, plus a limited edition Common t-shirt, access to a specially curated reading list of books by working class writers, a limited edition hardback signed by Kit, an e-book and your name in the back of the book.

Launch Party

20 pledges

Two tickets to the launch party, plus a limited edition hardback signed by Kit, an e-book and your name in the back of the book.

Art Print

5 pledges

A fine art print of the book's cover, plus two tickets to the launch party, a limited edition hardback signed by Kit, an e-book and your name in the back of the book.

Lunch

1 pledge

Your place at a lunch with Kit to be held in Manchester, plus a limited edition hardback signed by Kit, an e-book and your name in the back of the book.

Talk (2 available)

Kit will visit your business/dinner party/book club and give a talk on the ideas behind the book (or another subject to be agreed), plus ten limited edition hardbacks signed by Kit, ten e-books and your name in the back of the book.

Working Class Hero

1 pledge

A special thanks to you, your company or organisation printed in the front of the book, plus a signed fine art print of the cover, two tickets to the launch party, ten signed limited edition hardbacks, and ten e-books.

Working Class Patron

Become the book's patron and contribute a significant amount towards its production. A special thanks printed in the front of the book on its own page to you, your company or organisation, plus a signed fine art print of the cover, five tickets to the launch party, twenty-five signed limited edition hardbacks, and twenty-five e-books.