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Individual Memberships

Anyone engaged in writing is eligible for full membership. The membership year runs from July 1 through June 30, but new members are accepted throughout the year. Membership dues are not refundable.

Effective January 1 2010, the annual dues are:

  • Regular Membership: $40
  • Student: $30
  • Second in a Household: $30

No prorating. After March 1, membership year is extended through the following year.

Associate/Business Memberships

Any business or organization offering services and products to writers may become an Associate/Business member of MWA, with Executive Committee approval. Associates/Businesses receive all benefits of membership without voting rights, plus they will be listed in MWA materials. MWA determines membership fee according to a sliding scale based on the entity's size and profit status. Membership allows for one representative at a time to participate as the member.

  • Fewer than 5 employees or non-profit: $75
  • 5 - 25 employees: $135 minimum
  • More than 25 employees: $200 minimum