Apply as Professional
You are eligible to apply for Professional Membership if you are a
- book author
- short-story writer
- freelance writer
- newspaper writer
- technical writer
- creative writing instructor with publication credits
- any other kind of writer who has been published or produced and received payment for their work
Professional Membership Fee:
$290 for a two-year membership
Special one-time rate for brand-new members only: $112.50 plus tax
Different provinces have differing taxation rates, so please choose your province to access the membership buttons. The links below will take you to the appropriate page, where you can then choose the level of membership appropriate for your situation:
|Prince Edward Island|
Note: Applying as Professional Member is a two-step process. As soon as your online application and payment has been processed, you will be prompted to complete the membership form including details of publication and submit the necessary supporting documents. Your application is reviewed by the membership committee.
Mail: Applying as a Professional Member is a two-step process. Download and complete the membership application form available here: membership application form and apply for professional status here: membership application part 2 – professional.
Canadian Authors Association,
6 West Street N, Suite 203
Orillia, Ontario L3V 5B8
Note: Associate Members can upgrade to Professional status at any time by submitting part 2 of the application.
Phone: Call toll-free at 866 216 6222 or 705 325 3926. (Have your credit card handy.)