Sunday, November 17, 2013

Authors For The Philippines - An Online Auction To Raise Money For The Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan Appeal

Following the terrible events in the Philippines, AUTHORS FOR THE PHILIPPINES aims to raise money for the Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan Appeal.

From their website:
Once the auction goes live (Wednesday morning, 13th November) you will be able to bid on the items via the comments on the individual posts.
Once the auction has ended (Wednesday 20th November), we will contact the winning bidder and ask them to donate the funds directly to the Red Cross and send the confirmation of payment to us.
When we’ve received the confirmation, we’ll ask the relevant author to contact the winning bidder. (In other words, we are not dealing directly with any donations. All donations are to be made directly to the Red Cross appeal.)
If you are an author and would like to offer an item for the auction, please email
There are some remarkable opportunities, like having a Character name and drawing in an upcoming Origami Yoda book, and a school visit by Award-winning author Holly Thompson (to any school in Japan or Massachusetts.) There are critiques by editors and agents, and book dedications, and signed copies, and even an Early manuscript of How I Live Now (from 2003) by Meg Rosoff (a version printed from her computer, pre-submission to her agent and editor!)

 But most of all, it's to help people in need.  Check it out before November 20th!

Illustrate and Write On,


Candy Gourlay said...

Thanks so much for mentioning us, Lee!

Michelle Cusolito said...

This fundraiser is over but there's still time to bid on KidLit for the Philippines! Critiques, art, portfolio reviews! Items close each day. Don't miss out!