Apply as Professional

You are eligible to apply for Professional Membership if you are a

  • book author
  • short-story writer
  • freelance writer
  • newspaper writer
  • scriptwriter
  • translator
  • 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



$150 one-year membership
$290 two-year membership
$112.50 Introductory Rate for new members only

Three ways to apply

Online:  Complete the membership form available here online membership application form and use the secure payment system. (Have your credit card handy.)

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 print out and complete part two of the membership form (details of publication) and submit it along with the necessary supporting documents. Your application is reviewed by the membership committee.

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.

Note: Associate Members can upgrade to Professional status at any time by submitting part 2 of the application.

Call toll-free at 866 216 6222 or 705 325 3926. (Have your credit card handy.)

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