Hi friends,

I've been accepted as a fellow for the Lambda Literary Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices to study with Emily M. Danforth in the YA workshop. I'm so excited and honored to attend and could use your help with the $$ part of it. Any dollar or cent amount is welcome, but here's a few perks if you donate:


$10+-  You'll receive my sincerest gratitude and a personal thank you email in which I list 10 things I like about you (if I know you). 

$20+- I'll send you a thank you email AND copies of all existing Pocket Change Magazine issues. 

$50+- All of the above and I'll name a minor character in my novel after you.

$100+- All of the above and I'll provide up to four hours of editing/feedback on your creative work or anything else you need help with. 


The Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices was established in 2007 and is the first of its kind ever offered to LGBTQ writers: a one-week intensive immersion in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, genre fiction and playwriting. The Retreat is an unparalleled opportunity to be mentored by the very best writers in our community, to develop one’s craft, make connections with publishing industry professionals and build a strong community of peers. 

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$1,650 Goal