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A Wild and Precious Life: A Recovery Anthology

By Lily Dunn and Zoe Gilbert

Addiction, physical and mental illness and its aftermath: a collection of stories and poetry from writers in recovery.

You made A Wild and Precious Life: A Recovery Anthology a reality. It's available in all good book stores now.
$15 
132 pledges

Digital

Ebook edition
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$30  + shipping
214 pledges

Hardback

A hardback edition, plus an ebook edition
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$55  + shipping
12 pledges

Signed

A hardback edition, with bookplate signed by the editors, plus an ebook edition.
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Sold out!

$60  + shipping
57 pledges

Give a Book

Give a book to a recovery centre, a library or to St. Mungo's plus your own hardback edition, ebook edition and your name in the back as a supporter
$75  + shipping
7 pledges

Reading List

A reading list compiled by contributors on mental health or overcoming addiction, a signed hardback edition, an ebook edition plus your name in the back as a supporter.
$100  + shipping
6 pledges

Critique

Lily or Zoe will critique your short story or creative non-fiction piece (maximum 2000 words), a signed hardback edition, an ebook edition plus your name in the book as a supporter.
Numbers limited
$115  + shipping
1 pledge

Original Flash Fiction

Have a piece of original flash fiction (between 300 – 500 words) written for you. Choose the name of the main character, the genre and 3 adjectives to describe their personality. Makes a very memorable gift, a signed hardback edition, an ebook edition plus your name in the back as a supporter.
Numbers limited
$120  + shipping
5 pledges

Cover Art

A fine print of the cover art, a signed hardback edition, ebook edition plus your name in the book as a supporter.
$150  + shipping
1 pledge

Limited Edition Art Print

A limited edition art print by contributor John Pearson (no. 3 of 20) a signed hardback edition, ebook edition plus your name in the book as a supporter.
Only one available
$225  + shipping
1 pledge

A Critique by Kerry Hudson

A critique of your work by Kerry Hudson (up to 10K words), followed by a report and phone call, a signed hardback edition, ebook edition plus your name in the book as a supporter.
Only one available
$300  + shipping
5 pledges

Donate a Creative Writing Session

Give a creative writing one-on-one session to a person in recovery, plus a signed hardback edition, an ebook edition and your name in the book as a supporter.
$600  + shipping
1 pledge

Creative Writing Session

Lily or Zoe, of London Lit Lab, will teach a creative writing session to your group, plus five signed hardback editions, ebook editions, and your names in the back as supporters.
$1,500  + shipping

Patron – Writers in Recovery Friend

Help support writers in recovery with a special thanks to you printed in the front of the book plus five signed hardback editions and the ebook edition.
$3,000  + shipping

Super Patron

Sponsor writers in recovery by being a patron for the book and receive a special thanks printed in the front of the book to you, your company or organisation plus ten signed hardback editions and the ebook edition.

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