Heartspark Press is creating art by transgender women and non-binary people
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Heartspark Press is a volunteer-led non-profit dedicated to supporting, developing, and amplifying the creative voices of transgender girls, transgender women, and CAMAB (coercively assigned-male-at-birth) non-binary people everywhere. Our work is a sacred act of resistance against everything that prevents our sisters and siblings across the globe from getting free from the gender binary. 



In 2017, 322 supporters from across the globe raised $11,229 for Heartspark to create “The Resilience Anthology," the largest literary collection of trans women and (C)AMAB NB writers. Because of their generosity, we published and started shipping Resilience, donated copies to people in need and libraries, and went on a Midwest tour with some of our writers. This February, Amy Heart and co-editor Abbey Pieri started editing the world’s first literary collection of children’s stories written by (C)AMAB trans writers for trans girls and gender non-conforming kids.



While small presses like ours are built entirely with love, they still have to survive within the confines of late capitalism. Our volunteer staff works day and night to keep bringing you new trans literature, but we’ve also got bills to pay and lives to lead. We need to find a way to sustainably pay our writers, print books, record more stories, go on tour, and take care of our hearts while doing The Work. In short, we can’t do this alone. The time has come for the community-at-large to support trans women and (C)AMAB nonbinary writers in telling their own stories. And that’s where you come in.

Your patronage supports our vision of a new world where storytelling by trans women and (C)AMAB nonbinary artists are accessible to everyone. Monthly donation in any amount will help us eat, pay the bills, fund writers, post print books, post to our Bandcamp, and hopefully the big dream—to keep going on tour.



But more than anything, by donating to our Patreon, you’ll become an active participant in this major act of resistance. Every day, (C)AMAB trans lives are constantly threatened by a violent, cissexist society that doesn’t believe we have the right to exist. When you support Heartspark Press, you are standing up for the voices of all transgender girls, women, and (C)AMAB non-binary folks across the entire planet. You are screaming that our voices are important and that our lives are worth fighting for. This is a rare opportunity to help us make this world safer for everyone struggling to get free of the gender binary.

Join us in lifting the voices of (C)AMAB trans people everywhere. Support Heartspark Press today.
Tiers
Vulnerability, Go
$1 or more per month
Pledge $1+ a month and enjoy:

• Two new stories a month written by a participating writer

• One free eBook a year

Allons-y!
$12 or more per month
Pledge $12 a month and enjoy:

• Two new stories a month

• Early access to future ebooks coming through the press pipeline while you're enrolled

Giant Woman
$25 or more per month
Pledge $25 a month and enjoy:

• Two new stories a month

• Early access to future eBooks

• A complementary paperback copy of every new book that we publish while you’re enrolled in our Patron

Goals
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We'll be able to pay writers and host readings while focusing our lives on publishing new (C)AMAB trans literature.
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Heartspark Press is a volunteer-led non-profit dedicated to supporting, developing, and amplifying the creative voices of transgender girls, transgender women, and CAMAB (coercively assigned-male-at-birth) non-binary people everywhere. Our work is a sacred act of resistance against everything that prevents our sisters and siblings across the globe from getting free from the gender binary. 



In 2017, 322 supporters from across the globe raised $11,229 for Heartspark to create “The Resilience Anthology," the largest literary collection of trans women and (C)AMAB NB writers. Because of their generosity, we published and started shipping Resilience, donated copies to people in need and libraries, and went on a Midwest tour with some of our writers. This February, Amy Heart and co-editor Abbey Pieri started editing the world’s first literary collection of children’s stories written by (C)AMAB trans writers for trans girls and gender non-conforming kids.



While small presses like ours are built entirely with love, they still have to survive within the confines of late capitalism. Our volunteer staff works day and night to keep bringing you new trans literature, but we’ve also got bills to pay and lives to lead. We need to find a way to sustainably pay our writers, print books, record more stories, go on tour, and take care of our hearts while doing The Work. In short, we can’t do this alone. The time has come for the community-at-large to support trans women and (C)AMAB nonbinary writers in telling their own stories. And that’s where you come in.

Your patronage supports our vision of a new world where storytelling by trans women and (C)AMAB nonbinary artists are accessible to everyone. Monthly donation in any amount will help us eat, pay the bills, fund writers, post print books, post to our Bandcamp, and hopefully the big dream—to keep going on tour.



But more than anything, by donating to our Patreon, you’ll become an active participant in this major act of resistance. Every day, (C)AMAB trans lives are constantly threatened by a violent, cissexist society that doesn’t believe we have the right to exist. When you support Heartspark Press, you are standing up for the voices of all transgender girls, women, and (C)AMAB non-binary folks across the entire planet. You are screaming that our voices are important and that our lives are worth fighting for. This is a rare opportunity to help us make this world safer for everyone struggling to get free of the gender binary.

Join us in lifting the voices of (C)AMAB trans people everywhere. Support Heartspark Press today.

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Tiers
Vulnerability, Go
$1 or more per month
Pledge $1+ a month and enjoy:

• Two new stories a month written by a participating writer

• One free eBook a year

Allons-y!
$12 or more per month
Pledge $12 a month and enjoy:

• Two new stories a month

• Early access to future ebooks coming through the press pipeline while you're enrolled

Giant Woman
$25 or more per month
Pledge $25 a month and enjoy:

• Two new stories a month

• Early access to future eBooks

• A complementary paperback copy of every new book that we publish while you’re enrolled in our Patron