Pay for Poets
The website for poets, writers and creatives who deserve to be paid a fair amount for the work they do.
Have you been asked to work for free? Check out our handy guide to help you ask for a fair fee.
You deserve to be paid.
One more time for the people at the back. Whether it’s a poetry performance, writing workshop, or something else, you deserve to be paid a fair amount for the work you do. It’s that simple.
Behind the scenes
Mari Ellis Dunning is a writer, poet and workshop facilitator. She grew sick and tired of being asked to work for free. So she said, no more.
Organisations doing great things for writers:
– Society of Authors
– NUJ (for journalists)
Sign the Pledge
Let’s build a community together. Enter your name below and we’ll add it to the Pledge page. If you’d prefer to use a pen name, initials, or a pseudonym, that’s absolutely fine too.