An individual AWP membership offers you opportunities for publishing and networking, career resources, and a lively exchange of ideas about writing and teaching. Wherever you live, work, and write, we can provide you with support and community. A writer’s career has many chapters, and AWP is here to help you from the first chapter to the last.
Individual Membership Rates
- One year: $75
- Students: $49
- Two years: $120
- One year: $85
If you are currently a non-US student in a UNESCO writing program or an MOOC run by the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, please contact AWP’s membership department at (240) 696-7700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individual Membership Benefits
- Four annual issues of The Writer’s Chronicle. Each issue features essays on the art of writing poetry, fiction, and nonfiction; interviews with accomplished writers; and listings of opportunities for grants, awards, and publication. Members also have free access to the Chronicle app.
- Access to members-only content on our website, including
- the AWP Job List, which offers listings of academic and nonacademic jobs and internships for writers, updated weekly
- publishing opportunities, grants, and awards information on The Writer’s Calendar
- a searchable archive of more than 1,200 articles from The Writer’s Chronicle
- a listing in our Directory of Members, a venue for networking and promoting your work
- A discount on AWP Award Series entry fees.
- A reduced registration rate for AWP’s Annual Conference & Bookfair.
- Eligibility to participate in AWP’s Writer to Writer Mentorship Program, a free service that pairs new and established writers.
- Promotion of your newly-released book on our online Bookshelf, on our Bookshop.org affiliate page, and in an issue of The Writer’s Chronicle