Andō is creating zen poetry, notes and contemplations
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$1 or more per month 9 patrons
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.
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$3 or more per month 14 patrons
  • Inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they're written.
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.
Pledge $5 or more per month
$5 or more per month 8 patrons
  • Audio contemplations, readings and talks, as they’re recorded.
  • Inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written.
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.
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$10 or more per month 3 patrons
  • Occasional quiet letters, just for you, to add to those going into The Quiet Letters book.
  • Audio contemplations and readings, plus spontaneous voice notes as they're recorded.
  • Inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written.
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.


Pledge $15 or more per month
$15 or more per month 6 of 100 patrons
“A solitary white cloud, walking in the forest alone. Trees softly whisper sutras as I pass through.”


For forest lovers. The Forest is a haiku memoir, in the tradition of Japanese haiku novels. A monk's forest life, stumbling along the path, meeting monks, mystics and masters, mountains, rivers and trees.


  • Each chapter of /The Forest/ as it is written, along with other out-takes and behind the scenes insights. All prior to the official release of the completed book. MP3/PDF/Kindle.
  • Occasional quiet letters, just for you, to add to those going into /The Quiet Letters/ book.
  • Audio contemplations and readings, plus spontaneous voice notes as they’re recorded.
  • Inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written.
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.


Pledge $25 or more per month
$25 or more per month 1 of 100 patrons
A poetry lover, your pledge makes it possible to publish the first ebooks and paperbacks  of my poetry and writings.


You will receive the digital first edition of all ebook editions of my poetry chapbooks published during your subscription.


Format: Kindle/ePub/PDF


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $50 or more per month
$50 or more per month 0 of 100 patrons
A connoisseur of poetry, your pledge makes the creation of the first limited edition handcrafted books possible.


At the end of each year, besides all the other good things, you will receive a signed limited edition handcrafted book of all Ando's favourite works from the past year.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $75 or more per month
$75 or more per month 0 of 50 patrons
A poetry collector, your pledge makes the creation of the first limited edition broadside prints possible.


Along with the handmade book, the letters, ebooks, the locked posts and everything else above, at the end of the year you'll receive a signed copy of a Ando limited edition broadside  letterpress print


Edition size: 100 prints.


Includes all previous rewards.

Pledge $100 or more per month
$100 or more per month 0 of 20 patrons
A bibliophile, your pledge is the foundation on which our press is built. 


I’ll send you a signed book, plus any new books I publish, as soon as they leave the press. Straight to your door, with a handwritten note and a poem. 


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $150 or more per month
$150 or more per month 1 of 20 patrons
You love tea, silence, and conversation. Maybe you have questions to ask. Maybe I have answers to give. Or silence.


You'll receive a personal Skype call with me. A total of six, sixty minute calls in a year. We'll share tea, smiles, conversation and silence. We can meditate, or talk. Your choice. Probably.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $250 or more per month
$250 or more per month 0 patrons
A wild thing, you love quiet journeys and adventures. Your pledge buys walking shoes, funding quiet journeys that will become poems, prose, books and prints.


You're invited to walk with me, in a forest. I'll bring a flask of tea. We'll share tea, silence, or conversation. Ask me a question or two. Mostly, we'll quietly walk. The forest can also be a mountain, a river, a coastline, or an urban jungle. Your choice.


You can spend an hour, or a day. I'll be there.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $500 or more per month
$500 or more per month 0 patrons
You make it possible to build retreat cabins, and for me to begin to travel to meet patrons, starting with you.


You're invited to share a 3 day retreat with me. I will come to you (expenses required), or you can join me (I'll recommend local accommodation suitable for retreat). Mostly in silence, we'll sit, walk, drink tea, eat, smell the flowers, listen to the forest. 


Plus all previous rewards. Yes, all of them

Pledge $1000 or more per month
$1,000 or more per month 0 of 5 patrons
You are golden. You keep the river of Zen poetry flowing.


You support the work, the retreats, my ongoing training, the travel, making so much more possible than I ever imagined.


You're invited to share a 7 day personal retreat with me. I will come to you (expenses required), or you can join me (I'll recommend local accommodation suitable for retreat). Mostly in silence, we'll sit, walk, drink tea, eat, smell the flowers, listen to the forest. 


Plus all previous rewards. Yes, all of them

Tiers
Pledge $1 or more per month
$1 or more per month 9 patrons
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.
Pledge $3 or more per month
$3 or more per month 14 patrons
  • Inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they're written.
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.
Pledge $5 or more per month
$5 or more per month 8 patrons
  • Audio contemplations, readings and talks, as they’re recorded.
  • Inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written.
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.
Pledge $10 or more per month
$10 or more per month 3 patrons
  • Occasional quiet letters, just for you, to add to those going into The Quiet Letters book.
  • Audio contemplations and readings, plus spontaneous voice notes as they're recorded.
  • Inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written.
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.


Pledge $15 or more per month
$15 or more per month 6 of 100 patrons
“A solitary white cloud, walking in the forest alone. Trees softly whisper sutras as I pass through.”


For forest lovers. The Forest is a haiku memoir, in the tradition of Japanese haiku novels. A monk's forest life, stumbling along the path, meeting monks, mystics and masters, mountains, rivers and trees.


  • Each chapter of /The Forest/ as it is written, along with other out-takes and behind the scenes insights. All prior to the official release of the completed book. MP3/PDF/Kindle.
  • Occasional quiet letters, just for you, to add to those going into /The Quiet Letters/ book.
  • Audio contemplations and readings, plus spontaneous voice notes as they’re recorded.
  • Inspirations for silence, meditation and contemplation, as they’re written.
  • Pre-release poems, as they’re written.
  • Your name in my published books.


Pledge $25 or more per month
$25 or more per month 1 of 100 patrons
A poetry lover, your pledge makes it possible to publish the first ebooks and paperbacks  of my poetry and writings.


You will receive the digital first edition of all ebook editions of my poetry chapbooks published during your subscription.


Format: Kindle/ePub/PDF


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $50 or more per month
$50 or more per month 0 of 100 patrons
A connoisseur of poetry, your pledge makes the creation of the first limited edition handcrafted books possible.


At the end of each year, besides all the other good things, you will receive a signed limited edition handcrafted book of all Ando's favourite works from the past year.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $75 or more per month
$75 or more per month 0 of 50 patrons
A poetry collector, your pledge makes the creation of the first limited edition broadside prints possible.


Along with the handmade book, the letters, ebooks, the locked posts and everything else above, at the end of the year you'll receive a signed copy of a Ando limited edition broadside  letterpress print


Edition size: 100 prints.


Includes all previous rewards.

Pledge $100 or more per month
$100 or more per month 0 of 20 patrons
A bibliophile, your pledge is the foundation on which our press is built. 


I’ll send you a signed book, plus any new books I publish, as soon as they leave the press. Straight to your door, with a handwritten note and a poem. 


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $150 or more per month
$150 or more per month 1 of 20 patrons
You love tea, silence, and conversation. Maybe you have questions to ask. Maybe I have answers to give. Or silence.


You'll receive a personal Skype call with me. A total of six, sixty minute calls in a year. We'll share tea, smiles, conversation and silence. We can meditate, or talk. Your choice. Probably.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $250 or more per month
$250 or more per month 0 patrons
A wild thing, you love quiet journeys and adventures. Your pledge buys walking shoes, funding quiet journeys that will become poems, prose, books and prints.


You're invited to walk with me, in a forest. I'll bring a flask of tea. We'll share tea, silence, or conversation. Ask me a question or two. Mostly, we'll quietly walk. The forest can also be a mountain, a river, a coastline, or an urban jungle. Your choice.


You can spend an hour, or a day. I'll be there.


Plus all previous rewards.

Pledge $500 or more per month
$500 or more per month 0 patrons
You make it possible to build retreat cabins, and for me to begin to travel to meet patrons, starting with you.


You're invited to share a 3 day retreat with me. I will come to you (expenses required), or you can join me (I'll recommend local accommodation suitable for retreat). Mostly in silence, we'll sit, walk, drink tea, eat, smell the flowers, listen to the forest. 


Plus all previous rewards. Yes, all of them

Pledge $1000 or more per month
$1,000 or more per month 0 of 5 patrons
You are golden. You keep the river of Zen poetry flowing.


You support the work, the retreats, my ongoing training, the travel, making so much more possible than I ever imagined.


You're invited to share a 7 day personal retreat with me. I will come to you (expenses required), or you can join me (I'll recommend local accommodation suitable for retreat). Mostly in silence, we'll sit, walk, drink tea, eat, smell the flowers, listen to the forest. 


Plus all previous rewards. Yes, all of them