Eileen Gunn, Editor & Publisher of The Infinite Matrix (an amazing online sf zine) writes:
Infinite Matrix is trying to jumpstart its bank account, which is way past empty. Nisi Shawl has masterminded a fundraising festival in which major SF writers have contributed their personal artwork and handicrafts as rewards for donors to the site. Howard Waldrop's flyingsaucer is especially cool. It's sort of a first-come-first-served auction.