Empire & Great Jones Creative Arts Foundation

is creating Spark: A Creative Anthology

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As a thank-you for your continued patronage, you’re entitled to a digital PDF copy of each and every future volume of Spark: A Creative Anthology.

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You’ll receive each volume of Spark in a convenient PDF format as well as a one-year subscription to Duotrope!

Duotrope is a paid subscription service for writers that offers an extensive, searchable database of current fiction, poetry, and nonfiction markets, a calendar of upcoming deadlines, submissions trackers, and useful statistics compiled from the millions of data points they’ve gathered on the publishers they list.
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Not only do you get great literature but also a collectible: as a thank-you for pledging five dollars each month, you’re entitled to the PDF digital download as well as a first edition, first printing copy of the trade paperback of each and every future volume of Spark: A Creative Anthology.

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About Empire & Great Jones Creative Arts Foundation

A showcase for the very best original fiction and poetry, Spark: A Creative Anthology publishes the work of both emerging and established authors in a high-quality quarterly volume. Spark is administered and published by the Empire & Great Jones Creative Arts Foundation, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. We rely on the support and generosity of readers like you to continue our mission of encouraging great writing and fostering emerging talent.

How Your Tax-Deductible Donation Is Used

We invite you to specify how you want your donation to be allocated. This ensures that your generous gift goes exactly where you want it to. Simply send us a message here on Patreon after you’ve pledged and let us know how you’d prefer us to use the funds.

As Needed
When you ask that your donation be used as needed, we will first apply it toward paying contributors, then toward operating expenses (e.g., printing costs, web hosting fees, and marketing), and finally, when everything else is taken care of, toward reimbursing our editor-in-chief and volunteer staff.

Scholarships
The Empire & Great Jones Creative Arts Foundation sponsors an annual fellowship for instructors of the elite and prestigious  Clarion West Writers Workshop. For younger writers, we also award an annual scholarship to the California State Summer School for the Arts’ annual creative writing program. When your donation is applied to our scholarship fund, you enable us to continue these sponsorships and expand our offerings. We are also happy to let the scholarship recipient know of your direct contribution to their award, unless you’d prefer to remain anonymous.

Contributor Payments
We are committed to  paying every contributor, regardless of her or his publication history. This means debut writers get paid just like established professionals. Your donation helps encourage literary artists by sustaining and even increasing our minimum payments for their work.

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$11.23 of $100 per month
We’ll provide early access to three poems and three short stories from each volume to all patrons.
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Writings

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