The new fundraising campaign, which seeks to raise $20,000 US, is not only to fund and support the library's existing projects, but also to start new ones.
"This summer nine inhabitants answered Peirene’s call for writers to respond to their situation with a collaborative piece of fiction. The result is Shatila Stories."
"Crowdfunding is becoming a useful tool for independent authors and publishers to reach a diverse readership."
Bookselling Without Borders is a collaboration involving five American independent presses: Europa Editions, Graywolf Press, Other Press, The New Press, and Catapult.
"InterSastra is raising money to put together a series from banned writers around the world, translated into three languages: Indonesian, English, and Norwegian."
"For BuSSy to continue to share with the world the remarkable histories of our storytellers, we need a safe and open space to hold our workshops..away from censorship and content-controlling funding..."
Sarah Irving and Henry Bell, co-editors of the forthcoming volume of Palestinian poetry in translation -- A Bird is not a Stone -- are perhaps the first to run a successful crowdfunding campaign to promote Arabic literature in translation. ArabLit wanted to hear more about how they did it, and why they thought it worked.