End Application Fees!

$10.00 - $50.00

This publication is about why artists shouldn't have to pay to compete with each other and what we can do about it. It questions art world norms around applications, arguing for an end to fees.

All Fees Are Suspect
Stop Justifying Fees
Why We Must End Fees
Better Competitions
Alternatives to Competition
Appendix A: Should I Apply to This Opportunity?
Appendix B: How to Ask for a Fee Waiver
Appendix C: Suggest a Policy Change
Appendix D: Look Up Financial Information About Any Arts Org

Contributors: India Johnson, Sarah Evenson
Late Night Copies Press, March 2024
Pages: 24
Dimensions: 7x8.5"
Cover: cardstock
Binding: stapled
Process: photocopied
Color: black and white


Sliding scale for individuals:
$10 - the author breaks even
$15 - the author makes a profit
$20 - honors risks the author takes by publishing this material

For institutional use or collecting: copies are $50. If you're an artist who works for an arts org that wants to use this publication, please see if you can find a way for your employer to purchase a copy with institutional pricing. If not, feel free to order with individual pricing.

$0 digital copies are available to self-identified BIPOC artists and low-income artists.
[those who receive a form of government assistance, like medicaid, food stamps, or disability]. Just email us at [email protected] with subject line END FEES and we'll reply with a pdf. We trust you; there's no need to explain who you are.

Use code '612' for local pickup in south Minneapolis.

shipping note: we pack orders weekly or biweekly rather than daily, and often ship via Media Mail, which is slower. Leave a note at checkout if you need to receive your zines within a specific timeframe.

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