About this survey

The Emerging Writers' Festival, Overland, Writers Victoria, the Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance and Australian Society of Authors are collecting information about freelance pay rates for writers, editors, illustrators and literary-sector workers.

If you've worked for a literary organisation, writers centre, festival, journal or publication in the last year, please help us paint a picture of the sector's pay-rates by telling us how much you were paid (even if you worked for free).

All responses will be kept confidential.

1. Are you a:

2. In the past 12 months, have you:

3. Please share the details of who you worked for in the past 12 months and how much you got paid.

This should include all sorts of work (writing, reviewing, editing, panels and workshops) for all sorts of organisations (libraries, festivals, schools and writers centres) and publications (from commercial media to literary journals). Whether you got paid by the word, by the hour, or not at all, let us know...

4. If you'd like us to send you a copy of the results of this survey, please provide your email address.