Ras Cutlass Mashramani

is creating Sci-Fi // Horror // Speculative Narratives

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LVL AXON

$3
per month
For neighbors and supporters who wanna stay plugged in to local events and new work and other news.
Along with access to Patreon posts, LVL AXON patrons will receive irregular postcard mailings and will have access to my yearly reader via digital download, which will compile work from the previous year.

  • Patron-only posts and messages
  • Postcard [snail mail]
  • Annual Reader [digital download]

LVL SOMA

$10
per month
For supporters and neighbors who want more multimedia content.
Along with access to Patreon posts, postcards, and digital reader, LVL SOMA patrons will be able to access video and audio content, including guest lives and tutorials, and will be able to participate in polls and Q & A sessions. Patrons at this level will also receive a print version of the annual reader in the mail.
  • Patron-only posts and messages
  • Postcard [snail mail]
  • Exclusive content
  • Live Q&As
  • Annual Reader [snail mail]
  • Annual Reader [digital download]
  • Submit and Showcase Writing Prompt Responses

LVL CORTEX

$15
per month
For supporters and collaborators who want to build skills in speculative writing or creative arts.
Along with access to lower tier rewards, this tier unlocks access to skillbuilding workshops and other live events.
  • Patron-only posts and messages
  • Postcard [snail mail]
  • Exclusive content
  • Live Q&As
  • Access to Writing Workshops + Events
  • Annual Reader [snail mail]
  • Annual Reader [digital download]
  • Submit and Showcase Writing Prompt Responses

10

patrons

$94

per month

About Ras Cutlass Mashramani

Ras Cutlass Mashramani is a social worker, all around good neighbor, and  local underground sci-fi sensation. Ras is co-founder of the Philly-based diy sci-fi collective, Metropolarity, as well as the mental health co-operative, Deep Space Mind 215. Ras would like to make the transition from full-time social worker and rarely published short story writer to half-time social worker, and full-time creator of speculative cult classics.

After a decade of community work here in Philly, applying speculative and Afrofuturist practice to housing, youth justice, and disability justice work, and allowing their ideas to be tapped and co-opted by non-profits, agencies, universities, and other wealthy institutions, Ras wants  to direct more of her energies towards cultivating and nurturing new sci-fi work and a sustainable writing career.

Ras Cutlass specializes in sci-fi as a tool for creating new working and underclass realities--ones that are active, accessible, and grown from the block. Ras writes about altered states, institutional horrors,  alien abductions, life online, youth resistance, clandestine sanctuaries,  and systemic paranoia.

Patrons will enjoy content that follows Ras as they create new writing, explore different topics around sci-fi and non-institutional arts with fellow Philly creators and co-conspirators, and build their way towards their first book! Patrons will be able to keep track of Ras's participation in the Philly sci-fi and Afrofuturist scene, and access exclusive print and digital content annual, along with periodic postcard mailings.

Patreon Goals:
+Reduce the financial stress that plagues many local social and human service workers, freeing up time and energy to create new work
+Begin transitioning out of full-time social work, and create a more balanced health work/creative work life
+Publish first collection of work

25 Patrons: Can create more merch and reward options
50 Patrons: Can pay for printing services, can pay more fellow artists for guest lives and workshops
100 Patrons: Can hire help with social media/marketing

Check out Ras's beloved accomplices M Téllez, Alex Smith, and Black Quantum Futurist Collective.

Ras is also available for sensitivity reading, draft coaching, lived experience [ mental health professions and psychiatric experiences], creative consulting for individuals, and community organizations. Please inquire directly via email.





By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 10 exclusive posts
7
Images
2
Links
2
Writings
By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 10 exclusive posts
7
Images
2
Links
2
Writings

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