Why do I see a book that is ‘Requested’ but I didn’t request a payment share? It means another contributor who is a Copyright Agency member has requested a share for that title. You will be notified once the shares have been registered for your review. Related articles Do I need to share payments for my books with co-authors and/or my publisher? Why can’t I see payment shares for the works I represent? What happens if the publisher doesn’t provide shares?