The Optimist

By Sophie Kipner

A delusional girl’s very misguided search for love

You made The Optimist a reality. It's available in all good book stores now.
$8 
54 pledges

Digital

A copy of the ebook edition.
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$30  + shipping
78 pledges

Hardback

1st edition of the hardback plus the ebook
$75  + shipping
31 pledges

Collectable

Signed 1st edition of the hardback plus the ebook
$150  + shipping
10 pledges

Launch Party

Two tickets to the launch party, plus signed 1st edition of the hardback plus the ebook
$225  + shipping
1 pledge

Lunch

Your place at a lunch with Sophie and her agent, Carrie Kania of Conville and Walsh literary agency, two tickets to the launch party, plus signed 1st edition of the hardback plus the ebook
$265  + shipping
6 pledges

Limited Edition Print

An A4 limited edition fine art print of the cover art work, two tickets to the launch party, plus signed 1st edition of the hardback plus the ebook
$375  + shipping
3 pledges

Super Patron

Your name listed in the front of the book as a Super Patron, plus an A4 limited edition fine art print of the cover art work, two tickets to the launch party, plus signed 1st edition of the hardback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book
$750  + shipping
3 pledges

Manuscript Review

Feedback on your manuscript (up to 70,000 words) by Sophie and her agent, Carrie Kania of Conville and Walsh literary agency, two tickets to the launch party, plus signed 1st edition of the hardback plus the ebook
$1,050  + shipping
2 pledges

Portrait by the Artist

Your portrait painted by Sophie (Black and White Original Art on Canvas), plus two tickets to the launch party, plus signed 1st edition of the hardback plus the ebook
$3,750  + shipping

Frontispiece

A special thanks printed on its own page in the front of every edition of the book, plus your portrait painted by Sophie (Black and White Original Art on Canvas), plus two tickets to the launch party, plus signed 1st edition of the hardback plus the ebook and your name in the back of the book

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