The Anthropocene Hymnal: Publication Date announced!

I am excited to announce that the anthology The Anthropocene Hymnal will be published on 24 July 2021, and the Kindle e-book is now available for pre-order from Amazon.

It has been quite a journey and a steep learning curve for me to get to this point, but I am happy to say that I was encouraged along my journey by the quality of the poetry and artwork, and the strength of the message carried within the pages of this book.

The cover art is a collage, ‘New World’ by Kerfe Roig, with whose work you may well be familiar. My special thanks to Kerfe: to me, this collage portrays perfectly the theme of the anthology, and I am sure you will agree it looks fantastic!

Purchasing Options

The paperback will be available through Amazon initially (with the possibility of expanded distribution at a later date). The Kindle e-book will be available from Amazon, but I will also be selling my own version of the e-book right here on this site. Payment for downloads purchased in this way will be via donation to WWF.

I am not allowed to market the anthology as a charity book as I have no official affiliation with WWF, but I will be donating all of the royalties I receive to them. I have set up a fundraising page, so you can track donations and see just how The Anthropocene Hymnal is raising money to help the planet whilst raising awareness of the existential issues we face.

Please stay tuned for updates on fundraising, sales outlets and contributors, which I will publish in the run-up to the launch date of 24 July.

Thank you to everyone who has contributed to, or shown an interest in, this project. I very much look forward to bringing it to fruition!

Ingrid

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  1. Such thrilling and exciting news, Ingrid. I’m honestly psyched for this. The cover art is so beautiful, it just really grabs at you! Can’t wait until the anthology is released, I’ll be purchasing it from your site. πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much Lucy! I think I’ll only be able to offer PDF format through the website, but at least that way you know 100% of what you pay will go to WWF πŸ’š

  2. The presentation of this book is beyond everything I imagined, Ingrid! The Hymnal is one of the loveliest books I have laid eyes on in a long while; I am honored to be part of it alongside so many talented writers, you included. Thank you for putting your time into crafting a worthy cover for the writing within. πŸ™‚

    1. Thank you so much for your words of encouragement Jaya. I spent a lot of time on the cover, but it would be nothing without Kerfe’s beautiful artwork!

  3. Ingrid, this looks amazing. Kerfe’s cover is stunning. I’m really looking forward to getting my hands on this! Congratulations and well done for all your hard work.

  4. Congratulations Ingrid … your diligence and persistence has shone through and I can’t wait to receive my copy which I have just ordered today … haha .. a lovely 70th birthday gift for myself .. πŸ™‚πŸ˜

  5. YAYYYYYY Ingrid…soooo happy for you to have gone the distance and followed this long arduous talk to completion. Congratulations on making your dream a reality and contributing to this very important work for our planet. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘β€οΈβ€οΈβ€οΈ

    1. Thank you Cindy πŸ₯° it feels good to have got this far! Maybe I’ll be able to take a summer holiday after all! 😎πŸ₯³β€οΈ

  6. Wow! The book looks really beautiful. I can’t wait to hold a copy in my hands! Congratulations Ingrid on your achievement. You’ve worked hard on this and it shows.

  7. Thanks again for all your hard work. I’m happy to know there will be a print copy too, which I will certainly purchase when it’s available. (K)

  8. Gawd this is so strong Ingrid. It tugs my heart, hits me hard in the gut, and sets my ire ablaze β€” like these wildfires burning around the globe. I will purchase this. It is so beautiful, and so sad. Great write!

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