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By becoming a Better Than Starbucks Supporter, you can help us grow, and support this venue for poetry, fiction and art. Give as much as you like, even $5 a month helps and makes a difference.

As a Supporter, your name will be listed on our Links & Supporters page, however you can also choose to give in a name other than your own. Whether it is in tribute or memory, supply us with the name of a poet, family member, friend, loved one, even a pet, and we will list your contribution in that name. You can also choose to remain anonymous.

You may direct your contribution to a specific category if you wish.
The categories are General Poetry, Haiku, Formal & Rhyming Poetry, Poetry Translations, Short Fiction, and Art.

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We are not, as the Beatles put it, a registered charity, but we are hardly a for-profit concern, either. We rely on private donations.

If you would like to help, we will accept.

Either a $5, $10, $25 or more, one time donation to help pay for poetry or a short story, or an art contribution.

Whatever you give, if you give, will go to fund paying creative contributors and generally improving the quality of this magazine.

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Katherine Michaels Fund for Literature (General funds for underwriting the site, named for our first donor)

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Tell us how much you want to fund it, how much you  want to pay out for each winner. Minimum prize is $25, (pay out will be $20.00, to cover PayPal fees). Tell us how you want to set it up: once per year, once per issue. What do you want for the parameters? What do you want to call it? (and yes, you can name it after yourself).

We will work with you to determine contest rules, select judges, etc.

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William Blake Auguries of Innocence
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