Marshall James Kavanaugh

is creating Poetry

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The Dream Team
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- Postcard Haiku in the mail
- Access to the series Travel by Haiku.
- Access to the drawing board stages of me writing my first novel (ie. post-it notes, journal entries, related photos).
Dream Reader
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- All of the above.
- Mystery Poem in the mail
- Access to the rough drafts of a forthcoming novel about my first road trip across the country.

- Access to my published collections.

Dream Motivator
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- All of the above.
- A Personalized Typewritten Poem mailed to you or someone you love.




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Hi and welcome to Patreon, a website where you can become a patron to my creative projects! Your contributions ensure that I not only have more time to devote to my own writing, but it will give me further financial stability to use in empowering other poets and artists around the country, taking them on tour, setting up regional events, and publishing their chapbooks to reach a wider audience.

What do you get in return for your support?
For your support, I am offering patrons a chance to see the behind the scenes of my writing through access to previously published collections as well as rough drafts of different projects I am currently working on.

I am in the process of writing my first novel about my travels around the country, and I'd like to invite you to join me in the process. Rough drafts, journal entries, and other related content that adds to the story will be published here for patrons who donate $5 or more a month. 

For just $1 a month you will get instant access to all of my writing series Travel By Haiku. Volumes 1 through 5: Still Trippin' Across The States was published in March 2016 and is available for you to read, while future collections are posted here as they come together, with related animations and video poems. I am also making available previously and soon-to-be published short stories, offering personalized poems, and giving away other products for higher tiers of support.

Why should you become a patron?
For several years now I have been taking other writers on tour, publishing their work, and connecting communities through poetry around the country. You might have seen me on tour with the Poets For Peace, snatched a chapbook I published with A Freedom Books, or requested a poem from me on the street when I was set up as a Dream Poet For Hire. In the last couple of months my main source of income as a street poet has come to a grinding halt due to the Coronavirus pandemic. I am hoping that with a strong support network here on Patreon I can weather this storm and work towards a more sustainable creative model, so that when the quarantine has ended I can be able to pick up where I've left off with all of my community projects. It'd be lovely to continue to share these creations with you.

Thank you so much for your support,
Marshall James Kavanaugh.
$103 of $500 per month
My expenses are modest when I travel. Usually, I'm only thinking about the next tank of gas. At $500 a month, I won't be able to exactly live off of my writing, but it will be enough to cover these small travel fees like gas money and the occasional oil change.
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