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Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers

By Kit de Waal (editor)

Want to help unpublished working class writers get into print?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

You made Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers a reality. It's available in all good book stores now.
$8 
218 pledges

Digital

E-book
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$30  + shipping
515 pledges

Hardback

Limited edition hardback, plus e-book.
$55  + shipping
61 pledges

Signed

A limited edition hardback signed by Kit, an e-book and your name in the back of the book.
$60  + shipping
43 pledges

Working Class Reading List

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.
$75  + shipping
30 pledges

Common T-Shirt

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.
$100  + shipping
12 pledges

Working Class Book Recommendation

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.
$150  + shipping
20 pledges

Launch Party

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.
$225  + shipping
5 pledges

Art Print

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.
$300  + shipping
1 pledge

Lunch

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.
$1,125  + shipping

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.
$1,500  + shipping
1 pledge

Working Class Hero

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.
$7,500  + shipping

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.

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