By joining the AICW you become part of a community of writers and other creative individuals who share your passion for the written word – not just in English, but in French, Italian and many Italian dialects. It is also a unique opportunity to share and promote your work.
Benefits of membership include invitations to participate in AICW conferences and panels, your profile on the AICW website, mention of your professional activities in the Newsletter, and networking opportunities with writers from across Canada and around the world.
All members may attend Association meetings and take part in the discussions, however only Voting Members in good standing may vote. Voting members also elect the AICW Executive and can run for executive positions.
Who Should Join
Voting Member: is a writer who has published at least one book or equivalent in one of the following artistic genres: fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, music (musical score), visual art, film or video.
Associate Member: is a writer who does not qualify as a Voting Member, but still wishes to be part of the Association and be informed of its activities. An Associate Member has no voting privileges.
Student Member: is a student enrolled in full- or part-time studies at any level and in any field who wishes to be part of the Association and be informed of its activities. Proof of student status in the form of valid ID, letter of acceptance, etc must be provided by the applicant. A Student Member has no voting privileges.
Voting and Associate Membership Fee: CAN$100/yr or CAN$175/2 yrs.
Student Membership Fee: C$25/yr.