Individual Membership

An individual AWP membership offers you opportunities for publishing, networking, and career development. 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

U.S. Residents

  • One year: $75
    • Students: $49
  • Two years: $120

Individual Membership Benefits

  • Access to The Writer’s Chronicle featuring essays on the art of writing poetry, fiction, and nonfiction; interviews with accomplished writers; and listings of opportunities for grants, awards, and publication. Chronicle access includes a searchable archive of more than 1,400 articles.
  • 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
    • publishing opportunities, grants, and awards information on the Opportunities page
    • 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 and on our Bookshop.org affiliate page