Craig pointed to a study carried out by the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society last year that found the average earnings of a professional full-time author were only £11,000 per year. “Part of the poison of these festivals is that they’ve been paying big names more than little names. If it’s a literary festival, we are all performing, we all ought to be paid the same..”
And I should get the same amount Paul Krugman does for writing a column no doubt.
Off with the fairies these people, off with the fucking fairies.