Anthony Oliveira

is creating queer stories - comics, novels, scholarship.

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as thanks, access to weekly audio of me reciting my way through my source texts (John Milton's PARADISE LOST complete, and PARADISE REGAINED ongoing, more to come!).
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as thanks, access to angel tier benefits plus the commentary book club mini-podcast THE DEVIL'S PARTY, in which I'll be thinking through the passage's poetry, implications, and cosmology. 
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as thanks, access to angel & archangel tier benefits (reading + DEVIL'S PARTY podcast) plus potential to contribute to podcast discussion through questions or comments (and the occasional extra content as projects materialize).

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About

Hi everyone! 

If you're familiar with my stuff on Twitter, you know what kind of work I do: a queer scholar, analyzing and remixing pop culture, politics, and literature. I want to tell and magnify queer stories that carve out space for us in genres and belief systems that have sought to push us out. Funding my work will help me transition into longer form pieces that aren't reliant on turnaround for-hire pay.

I finally have my PhD, but academia is a walled garden, and I want to tell stories that actually matter and can impact people and communities beyond it. That's where (I hope!) you come in. 

A graphic novel and a novel are ready to go. We've got the publishing interest, the editorial mechanism, and the stories - now we just need the work.

If you like what I do and just want to help out, thanks so much!

All donors can also follow along in my readings of John Milton's PARADISE LOST and PARADISE REGAINED (two key sources text for my next few projects) and for $3 a month, a companion mini-podcast, in which I'll be walking listeners through a book-club style reading of the poem, meant to help first-timers and experts alike in catching the weird magic of this important and influential text!

If you're new to Patreon, don't worry - new subscribers get access to all the previous episodes at that level, so you can catch up from the beginning at your leisure!

Subscribers can use their RSS feed to access podcast episodes, or if you like, you can access a post archiving ALL the PARADISE LOST episodes here!

Thanks so much for your support! Be brave enough to be kind.

CREDITS:
header art courtesy of Najeeb Tarazi
"Pair of Dice Tossed" music theme courtesy of Matthew Willcott
Goals
100% complete
If we reach $666, we'll launch THE DEVIL'S PARTY - a book club style mini-podcast reading through the John Milton's epic poem, PARADISE LOST.
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