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Young Publishers Tackle Homelessness/ROPES Literary Journal Seeks Crowdfunding Support

category galway | housing | press release author Sunday December 13, 2015 22:27author by M Garvey Report this post to the editors

ROPES2016 Press release

ROPES is a literary journal produced by the students of the MA in Literature and
Publishing at NUI Galway. The theme of the journal this year is independence, and
the ROPES team is seeking poetry, prose and artwork submissions that explore
gaining, losing, rejecting and sustaining independence. ROPES 2016 will be the
journal?s 24th volume and is due out in spring 2016.The journal is entirely
self-funded, and to cover the production costs the young publishers behind ROPES are
seeking to raise 1,500 through the Ireland-based crowdfunding website Fund It.

ROPES is a literary journal produced by the students of the MA in Literature and
Publishing at NUI Galway. The theme of the journal this year is independence, and
the ROPES team is seeking poetry, prose and artwork submissions that explore
gaining, losing, rejecting and sustaining independence. ROPES 2016 will be the
journal?s 24th volume and is due out in spring 2016.The journal is entirely
self-funded, and to cover the production costs the young publishers behind ROPES are
seeking to raise 1,500 through the Ireland-based crowdfunding website Fund It.

Donations over 15 are eligible for prizes, including crowdfunder exclusive
bookmarks and a personalized thank-you in the journal itself. Donations will help
showcase up-and-coming literary and artistic talent from around the globe and also
support the Galway Simon Community, as all of the proceeds from ROPES will benefit
this charity. The Galway Simon Community provides housing, support and health care
services for people who have become homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless in
the West of Ireland.

Find our crowdfunder at: goo.gl/syd74K

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