ATG Quirkies: How to Make $225 an Hour Writing Poetry

original painting by Carol Ezell-Gilson

Who says English majors have no job skills. Tell that to the poetry-writing trio of Lisa Markuson, Erick Szentmiklosy and Daniel Zaltsman, – better known to their fans as The Haiku Guys. According to Lisa their “mission is to write haiku for everyone on the whole entire planet.” And their off to a good start.

In her post  How To Make $225 An Hour Writing PoetryElizabeth Segran notes that “over the last year, they’ve been booked for fundraising galas, wine shop openings, indie film nights, weddings, and countless other events. Big companies absolutely love them: Their corporate client list includes Bloomberg, Google, Barnes & Noble, Steve Madden, and J. P. Morgan. And they’re a fixture at music festivals like Sweetgreen and dance parties like Daybreaker…”

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