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Transformations: An Anthology to Benefit Trans Lifeline

Transformations: Reimagining Classic Tales is an anthology to benefit Trans Lifeline and will be available on January 1, 2019

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Cover Design by Amy Deyerle-Smith

Cover Design by Amy Deyerle-Smith

To benefit Trans Lifeline, Carnation Books is publishing an anthology of all-new short stories featuring characters from classic literature reimagined as transgender.

100% of the profits from this project will be collected by direct donation to Trans Lifeline, which is a suicide prevention hotline for all people who identify as transgender or otherwise gender-nonconforming.

Here's how you can donate to Trans Lifeline and receive a copy of this wonderful anthology:

  1. Visit Trans Lifeline’s donation page here: and donate $5 or more.

  2. Submit a receipt by email to

    1. Receipt must be in the form of a .jpg or .pdf. You may omit personal information from this receipt. We just need your name/email, donation amount, and the date of your donation.

    2. Your subject line should read: Transformations Anthology Donation

    3. If you wish to donate more than once and send copies of the anthology as a gift, that’s great! Just donate again (at least $5, but please feel free to donate more, in increments of $5!) send us a separate email with a receipt and the relevant information so we know where to send the book.

  3. You will receive a copy via email within 30 days of submitting your receipt

Things to know:

  • We will accept receipts for donations that are made within 30 days of January 1, 2019. That means you can donate in December, or any time in January!

  • Donations must be at least $5, but if you’re able to donate more please do!

  • We will not begin distributing copies of the book until after January 1.

  • We are happy to send copies as gifts. If you would like your copy of Transformations to be sent to an email address other than the one you use to submit your receipt, just let us know in the body of the email.

  • You will receive the ebook version of the anthology in .mobi, .pdf, and .epub format via email within 30 days of sending us your receipt.

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