Founded in May of 2003

Perigee is a not-for-profit quarterly online literary magazine dedicated to publishing excellent writing and artwork from new and established writers and artists.

Notable Contributors

Gladys Swan, Michael Lee, Norman Mailer, Jack Driscoll, Walter Cummins, R.A. Rycraft, Okla Elliott, Thomas E. Kennedy, James Brown, Duff Brenna, Tom Sheehan, Marvin Bell, Jack Marshall, Joe Millar, Steve Kowit, Sam Hamod, and Mick Cochrane.

Accolades

In addition to numerous design awards and five Pushcart nominations, in March of 2009 Web Del Sol listed Perigee as one of the top 50 literary publications in the entire world.

Donors

GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:

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Mick Cochrane
Joel Cohen
Rosalie Freese
Gilda Haber
Marie Judge
Thomas E. Kennedy
Jim O'Loughlin
Lois Shaw
Gary Socol
Glanda Widger
Al Zolynas
 

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Regular reader donations

Perigee offers a wide range of regular donorship levels to accomodate its readers. A suggested donation of $10 per year will help ensure Perigee continues to produce some of the finest literary material on the web.

$5

You'll have our sincere thanks for your support, and you'll gain access to our archived issues.
 

$10

Your name will be listed on our web site for three months, and you'll have access to archived issues.
 

$20

Your name will be listed on our web site for three months, you'll get archives access, and you'll enjoy a 10% discount on contest reading fees for one year.

$40

Your name will be listed on our web site for six months, you'll get archives access, and you'll enjoy a 20% discount on contest reading fees for one year. Plus, you'll receive a Perigee license plate frame.

$60

Your name will be listed on our web site for six months, you'll get archives access, and you'll enjoy a 20% discount on contest reading fees for one year. Plus, you'll receive a Perigee license plate frame, and a coffee mug.

$100

Your name will be listed on our web site for six months, you'll get archives access, and you'll enjoy a 20% discount on contest reading fees for one year. Plus, you'll receive a Perigee license plate frame, coffee mug, and mousepad.

 

New reader donations

We are always thrilled to attract new readers to Perigee, and if you are considering a donation right from the start, you must like what you read. A show of support from a new reader means a great deal to us.

$1

You'll have our sincere thanks for your support, and access to our archived issues.
 

$5

Your name will be listed on our web site for one month as a new supporting reader, and receive access to our archived issues.
 

$10

Your name will be listed on our web site for two months as a new supporting reader, and receive access to our archived issues.

$20

Your name will be listed on our web site for three months as a new supporting reader, you'll get archives access, and you'll enjoy a 10% discount on contest reading fees for one year.

 

Philanthropist level donations

Perigee is lucky to have the support of many noted writers and poets, but it's the generosity of our donors that keeps the business life of Perigee healthy. Those special individuals who decide to make large tax-deductible donations play a particularly important role in sustaining our non-profit mission.

$250

You'll be listed on our web site for twelve months, receive access to archived issues, enjoy a 50% discount on contest reading fees for a period of two years, receive a Perigee license plate frame, a coffee mug, mousepad, and a signed copy of Traveling Sitting Still by Perigee's founding editor.

$500

You'll get everything listed above, and can also request a Perigee e-mail address with up to 100 MB of server space.

$1,000

You'll get everything listed above, and you'll also receive free lifetime subscriptions (whether in print or online), private access to issues as they are developed and before public release, FTP access to Perigee's server and 500 MB of space for personal use, and free hosting of a personal domain for up to five years—as an alternate domain on our server.

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Have a specific amount in mind? You can donate as much or as little as you'd like. Special gifts from Perigee will be sent to you proportional to the amount.

 

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Donations are essential to any non-profit organization, particularly during an economic downturn. We thank you for considering a tax-deductible donation to Perigee.

Fine print

100% of your donation will be applied to our non-profit mission as defined in our Articles of Association.

Perigee is a 501(c)(3) organization, as defined by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Contributions to Perigee are deductible under section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. A copy of our 1045 letter—which defines Perigee as a non-profit 501(c)(3) charity—is available upon request. Our Public Charity Status is 170(b)(1)(A)(vi). We hope you will consider making a tax-deductible donation today, and support Perigee's mission of providing a quality venue to talented writers and artists around the world.

Copies of our Articles of Association, our Bylaws, and our Conflict of Interest Policy are available on our privacy policy page.

Donations can be made anonymously, or in the name of another person. All donors will receive a written receipt of their donation. Perigee reserves the right to adjust our donation packages at any time and for any reason. Perigee is required to provide fair-market value estimations for goods or services tendered for donations. This value, if applicable to your donation package, must be subtracted from the donation amount and the sum then claimed as tax-deductible.

10% Savings, 1 year: $1.70; 20% savings, 1 year: $3.40; 50% savings, 2 years: $17.00; Perigee license plate frame: $10.99; Perigee coffee mug: $12.99; Perigee mousepad: $12.99; Signed copy of Traveling Sitting Still: $15.99; Alternate domain hosting (5 years): $75.00.

 

Perigee: Publication for the Arts
ISSN# 1551-3130
San Diego, CA and St. Louis, MO, USA.