Asian American Writers' Workshop, Inc.
A not-for-profit organization dedicated to the "development, creation, publication, and dissemination of Asian American literature."
Organization of independent nonfiction writers, with more than 1,000 members.
Australian Society of Authors
Promoting and protecting the professional interests of Australian authors. Represents members in negotiations and disputes, provides advice on industry standards and practices.
Black Writers Alliance
"The Black Writers Alliance (BWA) is dedicated to providing information, news, resources and support to Black writers while promoting the Internet as a tool for research and fellowship among the cultural writing community. "
Canadian Authors Association
Canada's national writing organization. Founded in 1921, the CAA has played a key role in the support and development of the Canadian writing community.
Canadian Science Writers' Association
The Canadian Science Writers' Association is a national alliance of professional science communicators, in all media.
Cat Writers' Association
A professional organization of cat communicators: writers, editors, publishers, artists, public relations specialists, broadcasters and others.
Workshops, writing reviews, critiques, contests, forums and much more. All designed with the Chicana writer in mind.
Crime Writers' Association
Britain's only professional body to represent writers of crime fiction and non-fiction.
Dog Writers Association of America Inc.
An organization for writers, editors and publishers engaged in producing dog-related publications.
Garden Writers Association of America
Organization of professional communicators in the lawn and garden industry. Provides educational opportunities, forum and career development of its members.
Historical Novel Society
The Historical Novel Society was founded in 1997 and aims to promote all aspects of historical fiction. Membership is open to all: we welcome anyone who is enthusiastic or curious about the genre.
Horror Writers Association
A worldwide organization of writers and publishing professionals dedicated to promoting the interests of writers of Horror and Dark Fantasy.
International Women's Writing Guild
International network for the "personal and professional empowerment of women through writing."
Mystery Writers of America, Inc.
Organization for published mystery authors, editors, screenwriters, and other professionals in the field.
National Association of Science Writers
Forum for science writers to "join forces to improve their craft and encourage conditions that promote good science writing."
National Writers Association
One of the oldest established association for writers in America.
National Writers Union
NWU is a trade union for American freelance writers of all genres. Offers members grievance resolution and contract assistance.
Dedicated to keeping members "connected, communicating, and well-informed while striving to better the status of fiction writers." Members must have professionally published at least two novels.
Outdoor Writers Association
The mission of Outdoor Writers Association of America is to improve the professional skills of our members, set the highest ethical and communications standards, encourage public enjoyment and conservation of natural resources, and be mentors for the next generation of professional outdoor communicators.
PEN American Center
The New York branch of the International Writer's Association offers resources like grants, award, translation information and more.
Romance Writers of America
A national non-profit genre writers' association providing networking and support to individuals seriously pursuing a career in romance fiction.
SF& Fantasy Writers of America
Widely recognized as one of the most effective non-profit writers' organizations in existence.
The Authors Registry
A non-profit organization that helps collects royalty payments and small re-use fees to authors for use in new media venues.
Western Writers of America
WWA actively helps its members promote their books and articles, and aggressively promotes the literature of the American west, which it considers this country's unique contribution to world literature.