Professional Member 2 Year




Please note: All new applications for Professional designation must be approved by our Membership Committee.

You may be eligible to apply for Professional designation if you are, or have been, paid as 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

In all cases, certain minimum criteria apply, and you must submit an application package for review by the committee. For details, and to apply, download our Application/Guidelines for Professional Designation