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Megan Burbank

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Portland, OR
Senior Editor — Portland Mercury

writer. reporter. late-onset ballerina. senior editor @portlandmercury covering art & politics. sender of the Killjoy Report: http://tinyletter.com/meganburbank

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Jul 20, 2017

There is an emotional labor component to the type of writing you're asking for, and it should be acknowledged and funded accordingly.

Jul 20, 2017

It's one thing to knowingly donate your work. It's another to do it for free so a press can look virtuous.

Jul 20, 2017

Please don't ask people to try to solve the world "for exposure." Writing about this stuff isn't easy and it shouldn't be free.

Jul 20, 2017

I keep getting press releases for social justice anthologies. If you edit one, I hope you know you still should to pay your writers.

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