The Poetry Brothel
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Join the Cast

The Poetry Brothel is always seeking new poets, artists, musicians, mystics, dancers, vaudevillians, circus performers, sideshow acts, interns, volunteers, designers of all kinds, and any one who feels they have something to contribute to The Poetry Brothel. If you are interested in joining the family, feel free to contact us. Do tell us about yourself and ask any questions you may have. 

If you don't have any questions, and you would like to formally submit an application to become one of our venerated "Poetry Whores" or other cast members, please apply using the form below. Artists from underrepresented communities are in particular encouraged to apply.

In your application, you will need to include your professional name; a cover letter; a link to your website, portfolio, or Instagram page; and your character name & bio (this need not contain any factual or professional information). If you are applying to be one of the poets, please also include 5 poems. 

In your cover letter, we encourage you to explain your interest in The Poetry Brothel and your background as an artist and performer. If you have any experience working in the sex industry, please also feel safe to mention it here. 

Sponsorship & Partnership

Each edition of The Poetry Brothel brings together a clientele of 100-200 of the our cities’ finest folks. Our events present an excellent opportunity for liquor, jewelry, art, lingerie, antique, book and magic sellers of all sorts to promote their wares. Please reach out to to begin the conversation.